tottery

adjective
tot·tery | \ˈtä-tə-rē \

Definition of tottery 

: of an infirm or precarious nature

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Examples of tottery in a Sentence

with a tottery gait the frail, elderly woman slowly climbed the steps of the church

First Known Use of tottery

circa 1755, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tottery was circa 1755

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