shitten

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shitten

  1. (archaic) past participle of shit
    • 1983, Carol Clark, The Vulgar Rabelais:
      Panurge has shitten himself for fear, and grabbed the cat thinking it was one of a horde of devils invading the ship.
    • 2017, Peter Wright, A Brief History of The Men’s Rights Movement: From 1856 to the present:
      That any member refusing to clean the child when it has shitten or bawed (as the term may be), he shall forfeit sixpence.
  2. (archaic) past participle of shite

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shitten (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) Covered with or stained by excrement
  2. (archaic) Of or pertaining to excrement; (by extension) disgusting; contemptible.
    • Beaumont and Fletcher
      Thy lady is a scurvy lady, and a shitten lady,
      And, though I never heard of her, a deboshed lady.

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