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Alternative clues for the word kitty
Long Branch Saloon proprietress
One kind is fed fish, another chips
Result of a 26-Down
It's fed at a table
Pool in a casino
Word repeated when calling a cat
Money in the middle of a poker table
Young domestic cat
The cumulative stake in a game (such as poker)
The combined stakes of the betters
Sea gull, for short
Foyle of fiction
Word definitions for kitty in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES ▪ Here, kitty , nice kitty. ▪ The funds go into the kitty , to be used for special school projects.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Kitty \Kit"ty\, n. A kitten; also, a pet name or calling name for the cat. [Etym. uncertain.] (Gaming) The percentage taken out of a pool to pay for refreshments, or for the expenses of the table; by extension, any pool of money aggregated from small contributions....
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 A kitten or young cat. 2 (context childish English) A pet name for a cat. 3 A money pool, as for a card game, or for shared expenses. 4 (context poker slang English) In a home game, a small, specified amount taken from each pot to pay the host's expenses....
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"young cat," 1719, variant of kitten , perhaps influenced by kitty "girl, young woman" (c.1500), originally a pet form of fem. proper name Catherine . Kitty Hawk , N.C., apparently is a mangling of a native Algonquian name; it also has been written as Chicahauk...
Word definitions in WordNet
n. the combined stakes of the betters [syn: pool ] the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker) [syn: pot , jackpot ] young domestic cat [syn: kitten ] informal terms referring to a domestic cat [syn: kitty-cat , puss , pussy , pussycat ]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Kitty is another word for a cat , a small, domesticated carnivorous mammal of the subspecies Felis silvestris catus , or more particularly a kitten , a young cat. Kitty or Kittie may also refer to:
Usage examples of kitty.
Kitty stepped back from him as if he had raised a hand to her, just as Axel stepped forward for the same reason.
Then she happens to notice the flattened blintzes on my plate and she scowls hard enough to turn her tattoo into Hello Kitty Litter.
They had looked upon the wine when it was red, and were so beerily bonhomous that Kitty confided to Laura that she was not at all certain whether it would be justifiable to allow them to take the stage.
Van Brugh raised his three-cornered hat in courtly salute, staring hard at Kitty and the fisherman as he passed them.
Master Byles Gridley had struck a spade deeper than he knew into his first countermine, for Kitty had none of those delicate scruples about the means of obtaining information which might have embarrassed a diplomatist of higher degree.
This was the substance of what Master Byles Gridley got out of Kitty Fagan.
She had kept her eyes steadily on him all the time, and was still gazing at the altar on which her happiness had been in some way offered up, when the door was opened by Kitty Fagan, and Master Byles Gridley was ushered into the parlor.
We changed those things one by one, and what became of Kitty Cahoun, nobody knows.
Kitty could not deny that he was attractive, dressed so dandily, however personally unappealing she found him.
Father Donovan and delivered into the hands of Dinny, at his case, by Kitty Fagan--a book he opened at one a.
Kitty, bestormden, onder de hoede der drie meisjes, den reeds aangespannen tentwagen.
Max why we might want to consider investing a significant chunk of our betting kitty in a ten-dollar exacta wheel tomorrow night.
You see before you citizen Jacques Faucon, his wife Kitty, a shrew if ever there was one, and her mother Judith, who remains silent and eats us out of house and home, which is why she has more meat on her than either of us.
This, as you have no doubt guessed, is cito yen ne Kitty Faucon, the bane of my life.
I felt that it was fortunate for me that I had Goudar, who introduced me to all the most famous courtezans in London, above all to the illustrious Kitty Fisher, who was just beginning to be fashionable.