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littered


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Litter  \Lit"ter\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Littered};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Littering}.] 
  1.  To  supply  with  litter,  as  cattle;  to  cover  with  litter,  as 
  the  floor  of  a  stall. 
 
  Tell  them  how  they  litter  their  jades.  --Bp.  Hacke?. 
 
  For  his  ease,  well  littered  was  the  floor.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  put  into  a  confused  or  disordered  condition;  to  strew 
  with  scattered  articles;  as  to  litter  a  room 
 
  The  room  with  volumes  littered  round.  --Swift. 
 
  3.  To  give  birth  to  to  bear;  --  said  of  brutes,  esp.  those 
  which  produce  more  than  one  at  a  birth,  and  also  of  human 
  beings,  in  abhorrence  or  contempt. 
 
  We  might  conceive  that  dogs  were  created  blind, 
  because  we  observe  they  were  littered  so  with  us 
  --Sir  T. 
  Browne. 
 
  The  son  that  she  did  litter  here  A  freckled  whelp 
  hagborn.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  littered 
  adj  :  filled  or  scattered  with  a  disorderly  accumulation  of 
  objects  or  rubbish;  "the  storm  left  the  driveway 
  littered  with  sticks  and  debris";  "his  library  was  a 
  cluttered  room  with  piles  of  books  on  every  chair" 
  [syn:  {cluttered}] 




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