Definition of Kitteny
1. skittish [adj] - See also: skittish
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Literary usage of Kitteny
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Collections, Historical & Miscellaneous, and Monthly Literary Journal by John Farmer (1824)
"... 97; at Marlborough, widow Kesia Smith, 103. In Maine. At Elliot, Mrs. Abigail Grover, 195 yrs. 3 mo. 13 d.; at kitteny, Mrs. Sarah Amee, 90. ..."
2. Peck's Sunshine: Being a Collection of Articles Written for Peck's Sun by George Wilbur Peck (1882)
"... and he acts kitteny. He acts the most human when ladies come into the office. If a book agent comes in, he makes no attempt to ..."
3. The Memories of Rose Eytinge: Being Recollections & Observations of Men by Rose Eytinge (1905)
"... instruct me as to the particular form of emotion that was supposed to hold Isabel in its thrall, as, "Now she's a jealous cat"; "Now she's kitteny"; ..."
4. Gallant Little Wales: Sketches of Its People, Places and Customs by Jeannette Augustus Marks (1912)
"But already I felt as if a spell were upon me, and even when I was quite far away from the kitteny place, I was still in a strange condition of excitement ..."