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 Mitten.Mitton. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mit’timus (Latin).
 
A command in writing to a gaoler, to keep the person named in safe custody. Also a writ for removing a record from one court to another. So called from the first word of the writ, “Mittimus” (i.e. We send … . ).   1
 


 Mitten.Mitton. 

 
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