Definitions of pitt

  1. English statesman who brought the Seven Years' War to an end ( 1708- 1778)
  2. English statesman and son of Pitt the Elder ( 1759- 1806)

Usage examples for pitt

  1. Song for the anniversary meeting of the Pitt Club of Scotland. – Sir Walter Scott as a Critic of Literature by Margaret Ball
  2. How he could well imagine the wrap that would be placed carelessly over the bust of Pitt in the corner, and all the cloaks and frivolous chiffons which would lie on that solemn study table! – The Twelfth Hour by Ada Leverson
  3. Pitt was a heaven- born war- minister. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume II (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  4. Leaving this to be settled as he pleases to settle it, I wish to inform you, that, previously to the bill last passed in favour of the Catholics, at the suggestion of Mr. Pitt, and for his satisfaction, the opinions of six of the most celebrated of the foreign Catholic universities were taken as to the right of the Pope to interfere in the temporal concerns of any country. – Political Pamphlets by George Saintsbury
  5. Pitt was very sure she had not. – A Red Wallflower by Susan Warner