from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large, fat woman.
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We didn't shoot the fussock with the flag, and I want that settled right now.
_We_ didn't shoot the fussock with the flag, and I want that settled right now.
Du ye tak me and Cosmo here for bairns 'at wad fa' a greetin 'gien ye tellt them their ba-lamb wasna a leevin' ane-naething but a fussock o 'cotton-'oo', rowed roon 'a bit stick?
Peregrine, as you have often seen, is a shade or so jealous of that fussock, his wife, who looks, when she is tricked out in her new russet grogram cloak, more like a brown haycock in motion than a living woman. "