Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large, fat woman.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • We didn't shoot the fussock with the flag, and I want that settled right now.

    Calde of the Long Sun

  • _We_ didn't shoot the fussock with the flag, and I want that settled right now.

    Calde of the Long Sun

  • 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?

    Warlock o' Glenwarlock

  • 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. "

    Rob of the bowl : a legend of St. Inigoe's,

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  • ""Drunken fussock," observed the child.
    "You want to mind your manners," said Jim. "Speaking of your elders and betters like that.""
    The Shadow in the North by Philip Pullman, p 117 of the Knopf paperback

    August 6, 2011