Definition of Stiffie
1. Noun. (alternative form of stiffy) ¹
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Definition of Stiffie
1. stiffy [n -S] - See also: stiffy
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Literary usage of Stiffie
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Century (1902)
"Do you reckon that " Peg " and " stiffie," and the rest of that joyous crew, Would be willing to doff their mantles and start with me anew? ..."
2. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"... to keepe the sailes stiffie from the Masts, and so continued all that day. Upon Friday it began to speake yet lowder, and to whistle a good in the ..."
3. Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of Old English by Sir Egerton Brydges (1807)
"... expressly told by Baldwin, was begun, and part of it printed, in Q^Mary'stiffie, but hindered by the Lord Chancellor that then w»j," bishop Gardiner. ..."
4. A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith (1816)
"... the foal is produced with the feet stretched out; he is injured by being struck on the ear; upon the stiffie ; by being caught by the nose in barnacles ..."
5. Principles of Conveyancing: Designed for the Use of Students: with an by Charles Watkins, George Morley, Richard Holmes Coote, Henry Hopley White, Thomas Coventry (1845)
"In stiffie v. Everitt, Lord Cottenham, C. observed, when the case came before him as Master of the Rolls, that the cases left it unsettled, where an annuity ..."
6. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the by Richard Hakluyt (1904)
"part of the land in fifteene fathom, and there wee rode till eight a clocke at night, and set saile with a stiffie gale at Northeast, which sometime ..."
7. Reports of Cases Adjudged in the High Court of Chancery: Before the Right by Great Britain Court of Chancery, James Wigram, James Lewis Knight Bruce, George James Turner, William Page Wood Hatherley (1846)
"... was entitled in right of his wife to an interest in personal property which was not capable of being reduced into possession: stiffie v. Everitt(e). ..."