tit
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
tit
titt, es; m. A teat, pap, Brest Tit mamilla, Wrt. Voc. i. 44, 13. Titt uber, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 18; Zup. 44, 2. Lege ofer ðone wynstran tit, Lchdm. i. 192, 17. Tittas mamillas, lxxiv, 24: Wrt. Voc i. 65, 7: 283, 29: ii. 56, 28. Wið tittia sár wífa, Lchdm. i. 112, 16. Titto (tito, Rush.) ł breósto ubera, Lk. Skt. 11, 27: Rtl. 4, 17. [Þa titles ðæt þu suke, Laym. 5025. Bi þan titten (tyttes, 2nd MS.) anhon, 11936. Bi þeo titles þet he sec, A. R. 330, 5. Teon þe tittes awei of þine breosten, Kath. 2098. A fostre wimman on was tette he sone aueð lagt, Gen. and Ex. 2621. Tete rimes with swete (I sweat), Chauc. C. T. 3704; with lete, pp. of leten, Gow. i. 268, 3. Tete uber, Prompt. Parv. 489. O. Du. titte: M. H. Ger. zitze: Ger. zitze. The Teutonic form seems to have been borrowed by Romance languages, Ital. tetta, zizza: Fr. tette: Span. teta.]
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