Definition of Fousty

1. Adjective. (Bristolt) Fusty. ¹



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Definition of Fousty

1. mouldy [adj FOUSTIER, FOUSTIEST] - See also: mouldy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fousty

fourth turbinated bone
fourth ventricle
fourth wall
fourthly
fourthness
fourths
fourties
fourty
fous
fouse
foussa
foussas
foustier
foustiest
fousty (current term)
fouter
foutered
foutering
fouters
fouth
fouths
fouthy
foutra
foutras
foutre
foutred
foutres
foutring
fouty

Literary usage of Fousty

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1. A Provincial Glossary: With a Collection of Local Proverbs, and Popular by Francis Grose (1811)
"Postal, a way leading from the highway to a great house. Norf. Foust, dirt; fousty, dirty. Exm. In Gloucestershire fousty or fusty is used for thirsty. ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1890)
"fousty. adj. Fusty, musty. [V. of Glos.] [Hund. of Berk.] [F. ofD.j FRACKING. adj. Fussing about. [WC in Gloucester Journal, June 19 and July 17, ..."

3. A Warwickshire Word-book: Comprising Obsolescent and Dialect Words by G. F. Northall (1896)
"Four-o'-clock, sb. The afternoon meal of working-men. N'hamp., Shrop., Up.-on-Sev. Hal. Diet. fousty, adj. Var. pron. of ' fusty ; ' ill-smelling, unclean. ..."

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