Origin of cit
Definition for cit (2 of 3)
Definition for cit (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for cit
However, the true genius of CIT takes place before a 911 call is ever made.
Lewis is retired, and Thain has reinvented himself as CEO of the reinvented lender CIT Group.Banks Really Are Different Five Years After the Financial Crisis|Daniel Gross|September 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Solar Mosaic is seeking to raise $500,000 to invest in this large project, which is being financed in partnership with CIT.Solar Mosaic aims to raise crowdsourced funding for solar panels on military base|Sarah Langs|August 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Though the latest Chapter 11-bankruptcy candidate, CIT, did receive $2.3 billion in government aid last fall.
Spite of myself, I reflect on this, and on what passed in the Cit.The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 6 of 6|Eugne Sue
This canoe was bedded in the mud and gravel at the extremity of the Cit, on the Notre-Dame side.Primitive Man|Louis Figuier
He laughed and said: "Well, you are a cit; let us ask a countryman."
You would have spoiled everything if you had followed him into the Cit.The Exploits of Juve|Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain
The history of the Cit is the history of Paris, almost the history of France.A Wanderer in Paris|E. V. Lucas
British Dictionary definitions for cit (1 of 2)
abbreviation for (in New Zealand)
British Dictionary definitions for cit (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for cit
colloquial shortening of citizen, 1640s; contrasted to a countryman or a gentleman, usually with some measure of opprobrium (Johnson defines it as "A pert low townsman; a pragmatical trader").