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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lit·ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Littered p. pr. & vb. n. Littering.]
 1. To supply with litter, as cattle; to cover with litter, as the floor of a stall.
    Tell them how they litter their jades.   --Bp. Hackett.
    For his ease, well littered was the floor.   --Dryden.
 2. To put into a confused or disordered condition; to strew with scattered articles; as, to litter a room.
    The room with volumes littered round.   --Swift.
 3. To give birth to; to bear; -- said of brutes, esp. those which produce more than one at a birth, and also of human beings, in abhorrence or contempt.
    We might conceive that dogs were created blind, because we observe they were littered so with us.   --Sir T. Browne.
 The son that she did litter here,
 A freckled whelp hagborn.   --Shak.