verb (used with object)
- bitter almond,
- bitter almond oil,
- bitter apple
Origin of bitt
Examples from the Web for bitt
A small silver coin of the West Indies, six of which make a bitt.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
Cadogan, having found his coat, laid it on a bitt near by while he should launch his little raft.
He took a turn of his falls around the bitt, and, always with one eye peeping sidewise into the shadows, reached for his coat.
And Pencroft showed a rope which fastened the cable to the bitt itself.The Secret of the Island|W.H.G. Kingston (translation from Jules Verne)
It will be seen that two out of the three readers particularly interested in Mr. Bitt's splash were agreeably interested.Once Aboard The Lugger|Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson