Definition of Jettiest
1. jetty [adj] - See also: jetty
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Literary usage of Jettiest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... Nor think thyself disgrac'd or hurt thereby »t all, Since from thy horrour first men us'd thee so to For as amongst the Moors, the jettiest black are ..."
2. The Metropolitan (1844)
"... twaddling, tiresome, stupid old woman, here was a neat-handed Phillis, with the lightest step, and the blackest bright eyes, and the jettiest hair. ..."
3. The Literary World by Samuel R. Crocker, Edward Abbott, Nicholas Paine Gilman, Madeline Vaughan Abbott Bushnell, Bliss Carman, Herbert Copeland (1886)
"... he has relentlessly exposed the personal weaknesses of the lofty but irritable Prince, the greatest of the world's diplomatists and the jettiest ..."
4. Emancipation in the West Indies: A Six Months' Tour in Antigua, Barbadoes by James A. Thome, Joseph Horace Kimball, John Rankin, American Anti-Slavery Society, Simeon Smith Jocelyn (1839)
"We saw the infant school department examined by Mr. R. There were nearly one hundred and fifty children, of every hue, from the jettiest black to the ..."
5. Soldiers' Letters, from Camps, Battle-field and Prison by Lydia Minturn Post (1865)
"... to the deepest and jettiest of blacks. Every mode of conveyance known in that section of the country was in requisition to move this mass of humanity. ..."