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He was also the victim of a particularly odious witticism while living here.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
Enchanted at what he thought a witticism, he cut short further dry talk.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
The use of the prescribed address "ma'mselle" was evidently regarded as a witticism, for shouts of laughter filled the place.The False Chevalier|William Douw Lighthall
Even every witty tale and mere witticism teaches something useful.
It was a more or less pointless witticism, but it had a humorous quotable flavor, and it made Evans mad.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine