I love kitties,” she said, passing her hand softly over the glossy fur, “and kitties love me.
Two kitties to three Daredevils against a bloomin' goat-chaise?
And of course he left the kitties outside, because there was no room for them in the book—and the milk cans too.
I think you must live in a house with people, for kitties never live in the woods like the squirrels, or in burrows as we do.
All the kitties and the milk the Manticora had had seemed to have strengthened its mew wonderfully.
And their papa took the kitties out of their arms, and carried them down to their bed.
And if there were no cows, how could the babies or kitties live, or any grown-up persons get buttermilk?
I shall give Ben one of my kitties—the littlest and the best!
You know how kitties like to go to sleep, all cuddled up together.
All our mud pies we made there, and our two kitties, Pet and Jet, used to come every day to visit us.
"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.
"pool of money in a card game," 1887, probably from kit (n.1), in a sense of "collection of necessary supplies" (1833); but perhaps rather from northern England slang kitty "prison, jail, lock-up" (1825), of uncertain origin.