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netty

/ˈnɛtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
(Northeast English, dialect) a lavatory, originally an earth closet
Word Origin
of obscure origin
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  • She missed netty; yes, even netty would have been a comfort.

    The Scarlet Feather Houghton Townley
  • netty was not the netty of an hour ago, or she would have coaxed him out of it.

    The Ghost William. D. O'Connor
  • “More money worries, I suppose,” sighed netty with a shrug, as she went out of the room.

    The Scarlet Feather Houghton Townley
  • netty came rushing up to him with the news of what had happened in the church.

    The Scarlet Feather Houghton Townley
  • But netty had not seen the Senatorska, and did not know how to find it.

    The Vultures Henry Seton Merriman
  • Her first letter home was written to netty, not to her husband.

    The Scarlet Feather Houghton Townley
  • "I suppose I must do it, Mother," answered netty; "and you're very kind," she hastened to add.

    A Big Temptation L. T. Meade
  • Where's the unmarried man wouldn't like to have a girl like you, netty!

  • Cartoner did not seem to be very much interested in Miss netty Cahere.

    The Vultures Henry Seton Merriman
  • I say, netty, what do you say to the seaside for a whole day, you and me together?

    A Big Temptation L. T. Meade

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