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Pty

abbreviation for
  1. proprietary: used to denote a private limited company
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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Historical Examples

  • Once more the locomotive came, this time with an 'empty' to be filled.

    Atlantic Narratives

    Mary Antin

  • Behind him was Tub Rawlings singing, 'Empty's the cradle, baby's gone.'

  • And you believe in the adage that 'empty vessels make the most sound,' I take it?

  • At length a small boy appeared who informed me that the kraal was 'empty as a gourd.'

  • The steward placed the bar across, with the black side outwards, signifying 'empty,' and turned the key.

    Desperate Remedies

    Thomas Hardy