Dimit vs Dimity - What's the difference?
As a verb dimit
is (obsolete) to dismiss, let go, or release.
As a proper noun dimity is
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(obsolete) To dismiss, let go, or release.
* 1717 , T. Williams, The Accomplished Housekeeper, and Universal Cook ,
* 1831 , John Murphy, A Treatise on the Art of Weaving , Glasgow,
- Strain the ?oup through a piece of dimity into a clean ?aucepan, and let it ?tew till it is of the thickne?s of cream.
* 1840 , "A Lady", The Workwoman's Guide ,
- The first of these tweels, in respect to the number of leaves, is the dimity cord, which is merely the three leafed tweel turned, a plan of which is subjoined, both for cording and treading.
* 2009 Fall, Rabbit Goody, Jill Mancy, Interiors: Bug Bars & Slipcovers'', ''Early Homes ,
- The drapery should always be perfectly white, of dimity , twilled muslin, or other neat strong material.
- Period slipcovers were typically made of linen and cotton, in woven checks or striped dimities .