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mitis

mitis metal

noun
  1. a malleable iron, fluid enough for casting, made by adding a small amount of aluminium to wrought iron
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Word Origin

C19: from Latin: soft
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Historical Examples

  • Mitis has tumbled off the bed with affright, uttering a plaintive cry.

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    Philip M. Rule

  • He is less strong than Mitis, and possibly less precocious in this respect.

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    Philip M. Rule

  • I took Mitis in my hands, stretched them out and drew them up again.

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    Philip M. Rule

  • I stretch out my finger to Mitis, who is still lying on the spot where I found him at first.

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    Philip M. Rule

  • Riquet has become more patient, and Mitis more lively during the last few days.

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    Philip M. Rule