Definition of Hussifs

1. hussif [n] - See also: hussif



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hussifs

husking bee
huskings
huskless
husklike
husks
husky
huso
husos
huss
hussar
hussar monkey
hussars
husses
hussies
hussif
hussifs (current term)
hussy
husting
hustings
hustle-bustle
hustle alarm
hustle and bustle
hustled
hustlers
hustles
hustling
hustlings

Literary usage of Hussifs

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1. Suffolk Words and Phrases: Or, An Attempt to Collect the Lingual Localisms by Edward Moor (1823)
"... and consequently a considerable rise in price ; of which good hussifs take doc forethought. CUTE. Shrewd—clever—sharp. A shortening of acute " 'A's a ..."

2. The Young Composer: A Guide to English Grammar & Composition by Henry Noble Day (1870)
"But compounds not accented on the final syllable simply add s, as flag-staff-s, distaff-s / so house-wife-s is pronounced hussifs. ..."

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