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AnWulf commented on the word fustilugs
fustilugs - a ponderous clumsy person; huru : a fat and slovenly woman ... fusty (Old French fust “cask”+y) + lugs, pl. of lug (leg) ... in other words, chubby legs ... legs as thick as a cask.
a vast virago, or an ugly tit, a slug, a fat fustilugs, a trusse, a long lean rawbone, a skeleton
– John Keats, letter to George Keats, Sept. 1819
April 17, 2013
reesetee commented on the word fustilugs
I think it sounds like a description of someone with short legs. "Beat it, ya fustilugged scoundrel!"
March 5, 2007
chained_bear commented on the word fustilugs
This word should mean a fight in which people pull their opponents' ears. It doesn't though.
February 27, 2007
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