Definition of Ricketty

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of rickety) ¹



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Definition of Ricketty

1. unsteady [adj RICKETTIER, RICKETTIEST] - See also: unsteady

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ricketty

rickettsiae
rickettsial
rickettsial disease
rickettsial diseases
rickettsial vaccines
rickettsiales
rickettsiales infections
rickettsialpox
rickettsias
rickettsieae
rickettsiological
rickettsiology
rickettsioses
rickettsiosis
rickettsiostatic
ricketty (current term)
rickety
rickey
rickeys
ricking
rickle
rickle o' banes
rickle o' bones
rickle of banes
rickle of bones
rickles
rickly
rickrack
rickracks
rickroll

Literary usage of Ricketty

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1. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1889)
"To contrast these rates with those obtained by measurement of limbs which are the subjects of ricketty curvatures. 3. To estimate the effect of these ..."

2. A Winter's Journey (Tâtar), from Constantinople to Tehran: With Travels by James Baillie Fraser (1838)
"LETTER I. Leave London.—Road to Dover.—Reflections.—The Passage.— Calais. — ricketty Carriage. — Air Pillows.—Liege.—Prussian Civility. — The Rhine. ..."

3. On Foot Through Tyrol: In the Summer of 1855 by Walter White (1856)
"... Pezzo—ricketty Houses— " Nostro Giacomo I"—Hospitable Demonstration—Ponta di Legno— Meagre Fare—A Scene at Bedtime. HAVING seen the Pass of the Stelvio, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Domestic Medicine: Giving a Description of Diseases by John Henry Clarke (1901)
"In thin, ricketty children. SAINT VITUS' DANCE.—This is a disease of the nervous system, the precise nature of which is not known. ..."

5. Family medical adviser by John Skelton (1852)
"that those of a relaxed, ricketty, and delicate habit of body, are generally the most subject to it; and it will generally be found, even if the health had ..."

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