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[doo-lit-l] /ˈduˌlɪt l/
Hilda ("H.D") 1886–1961, U.S. poet.
James Harold, 1896–1993, U.S. aviator and general. Unabridged
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  • Doolittle is a rat, and I will hire somebody to give him ratsbane.

  • Arter we came from the jail, I went into Doolittle's store to git some tea.

    The Boat Club Oliver Optic
  • Miss Doolittle looked up from under her tied-down brown hat in surprise at such a salutation.

  • Mrs. Doolittle's carriage was outside waiting, and he was assisted into it.

    A Pirate of Parts Richard Neville
  • Doolittle was not to be seen; he lay, a black lump, among the black bushes about him.

    Hilda Wade Grant Allen
  • “There will be other opportunities for distinction,” said Mr. Doolittle, rather feebly.

    Louisiana Lou William West Winter
British Dictionary definitions for Doolittle


Hilda. known as H.D. 1886–1961, US imagist poet and novelist, living in Europe
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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