dittay

noun dit·tay \ ˈdiˌtā , -ti \

Definition of dittay

plural -s
Scots law
:the matter charged in an indictment; also :the indictment itself

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Origin and Etymology of dittay

Middle English (Scots dialect), from Middle French dité, ditié, past participle of diter, ditier to compose, indict


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