Definition of Pursiness

1. n. State of being pursy.



Definition of Pursiness

1. Noun. The state of being pursy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pursiness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pursiness

pursers
pursership
purserships
purses
pursestring
pursestrings
pursew
purseweb spider
purseweb spiders
pursewed
pursewing
pursews
pursier
pursiest
pursily
pursiness (current term)
pursinesses
pursing
purslain
purslains
purslane
purslane family
purslane speedwell
purslanes
pursuable
pursual
pursuals
pursuance
pursuances
pursuant

Literary usage of Pursiness

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1. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science ... with French and Other by Robley Dunglison (1860)
"Rilliet and Barthez to fine white or yellow minute points of tuberculous matter occurring in myriads, so as to be likened to dust. POUSSIF, see pursiness. ..."

2. Non-secret Formulas by Thomas Michael Griffiths (1910)
"pursiness attacks animals which have too little work and a heating diet. ... Confirmed pursiness is incurable, and young animals should be treated by giving ..."

3. Non-secret Formulas by Thomas Michael Griffiths (1910)
"pursiness attacks animals which have too little work and a heating diet. ... Confirmed pursiness is incurable, and young animals should be treated by giving ..."

4. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1850)
"Is it not monstrous, a crying wrong, that this new DUKE OP CAMBRIDGE should sit so heavily upon the backs of the people ; and yet, let his Royal pursiness ..."

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