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Definition of Bitten

Bitten
Bite Bite, v. t. [imp. Bit; p. p. Bitten, Bit; p. pr. & vb. n. Biting.] [OE. biten, AS. b[=i]tan; akin to D. bijten, OS. b[=i]tan, OHG. b[=i]zan, G. beissen, Goth. beitan, Icel. b[=i]ta, Sw. bita, Dan. bide, L. findere to cleave, Skr. bhid to cleave. [root]87. Cf. Fissure.] 1. To seize with the teeth, so that they enter or nip the thing seized; to lacerate, crush, or wound with the teeth; as, to bite an apple; to bite a crust; the dog bit a man. Such smiling rogues as these, Like rats, oft bite the holy cords atwain. --Shak. 2. To puncture, abrade, or sting with an organ (of some insects) used in taking food. 3. To cause sharp pain, or smarting, to; to hurt or injure, in a literal or a figurative sense; as, pepper bites the mouth. ``Frosts do bite the meads.' --Shak. 4. To cheat; to trick; to take in. [Colloq.] --Pope. 5. To take hold of; to hold fast; to adhere to; as, the anchor bites the ground. The last screw of the rack having been turned so often that its purchase crumbled, . . . it turned and turned with nothing to bite. --Dickens. To bite the dust, To bite the ground, to fall in the agonies of death; as, he made his enemy bite the dust. To bite in (Etching), to corrode or eat into metallic plates by means of an acid. To bite the thumb at (any one), formerly a mark of contempt, designed to provoke a quarrel; to defy. ``Do you bite your thumb at us?' --Shak. To bite the tongue, to keep silence. --Shak.
Bitten
Bitten Bit"ten, a. (Bot.) Terminating abruptly, as if bitten off; premorse.
Bitten
Bitten Bit"ten, p. p. of Bite.

Meaning of Bitten from wikipedia

- Bitten may refer to: Bitten (film), a 2008 film Bitten (novel), a 2001 novel by Kelley Armstrong Bitten (TV series), a 2014 television series Bitten, an...
- Bitten is a fantasy novel by Canadian writer Kelley Armstrong, published in 2001. It is the first book in the Women of the Otherworld series, and her first...
- Bitten is a Canadian television series based on the Women of the Otherworld series of books by author Kelley Armstrong. The name was inspired by the first...
- Once Bitten is a 1985 American teen horror **** comedy film, starring Lauren Hutton, Jim Carrey, and Karen Kopins. Carrey has his first major lead role...
- Bitten is a 2008 Canadian black comedy vampire film directed by Harv Glazer. It stars Jason Mewes as a paramedic who rescues Danika (Erica Cox), a female...
- "Once Bitten, Twice Shy" is a 1975 song written and recorded by Ian Hunter, from his debut solo album Ian Hunter, which reached No. 14 in the UK Singles...
- Bitten is a Canadian television series based on Women of the Otherworld, a series of books by author Kelley Armstrong. Its name was taken from the series'...
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- I Was Bitten is a television program which airs on the Animal Planet in the United States and the Discovery Channel in the United Kingdom. The show tells...
- Boy Bitten by a Lizard (Italian: Ragazzo morso da un ramarro) is a painting by the Italian Baroque painter Caravaggio. It exists in two versions, both...