Tetty vs Jetty - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between tetty and jetty
is that tetty
is (obsolete) testy; irritable while jetty
is (archaic) made of jet, or like jet in color.
As a noun jetty is
a structure of wood or stone extended into the sea to influence the current or tide, or to protect a harbor or beach.
As a verb jetty is
(obsolete|intransitive) to jut out; to project.
From (etyl) ‘pier, jetty, causeway’. Compare jet, jutty.
A structure of wood or stone extended into the sea to influence the current or tide, or to protect a harbor or beach.
A wharf or dock extending from the shore.
(architecture) A part of a building that jets or projects beyond the rest, and overhangs the wall below.
* (protective structure) mole, breakwater
* (pier) quay, levee
* (pier) wharf, dock
(obsolete) To jut out; to project.
(archaic) Made of jet, or like jet in color.
* 1819 , Lord Byron, Don Juan , III.75:
* 1885 , Sir Richard Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night , vol. 1:
- those large black eyes were so blackly fringed, / The glossy rebels mocked the jetty stain [...].
- She raised her face veil [...] showing two black eyes fringed with jetty lashes, whose glances were soft and languishing and whose perfect beauty was ever blandishing [...].