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motty

/ˈmɒtɪ/
noun
1.
(Irish) the target at which coins are aimed in pitch-and-toss
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  • There was no doubt in the world that prison was just what the doctor ordered for motty.

    My Man Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  • motty, who was sucking the knob of his stick, uncorked himself.

    My Man Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  • But, what with brooding on Jeeves and brooding on motty, I was in a pretty reduced sort of state.

    My Man Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  • It looked as if motty, after seeing mother off at the station, had decided to call it a day.

    My Man Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  • Next morning, after I had sucked down a thoughtful cup of tea, I went into motty's room to investigate.

    My Man Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  • You had better get out, for we're coming, and our motty is 'Smith for ever, and No Quarter!'

  • There were no signs of motty, and I took it that he had gone to bed.

    My Man Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  • About midday motty's luggage arrived, and soon afterward a large parcel of what I took to be nice books.

    My Man Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  • motty, the son, was about twenty-three, tall and thin and meek-looking.

    My Man Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  • I should love to take dear motty with me, but the poor boy gets so sick when he travels by train.

    My Man Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse

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