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Pushtu
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Puss definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PUSS, n.
1. The fondling name of a cat.
2. The sportsman's name for a hare.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: obscene terms for female genitals [syn: cunt, puss, pussy, slit, snatch, twat]
2: informal terms referring to a domestic cat [syn: kitty, kitty-cat, puss, pussy, pussycat]

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1530 1. cat 2. girl II. noun Etymology: Irish pus mouth Date: circa 1890 slang face

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. colloq. 1 a cat (esp. as a form of address). 2 a playful or coquettish girl. 3 a hare. Phrases and idioms: puss moth a large European moth, Cerura vinula. Etymology: prob. f. MLG pus, Du. poes, of unkn. orig.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Puss Puss (p[.u]s), n. [Cf. D. poes, Ir. & Gael. pus.] 1. A cat; -- a fondling appellation. 2. A hare; -- so called by sportsmen. Puss in the corner, a game in which all the players but one occupy corners of a room, or certain goals in the open air, and exchange places, the one without a corner endeavoring to get a corner while it is vacant, leaving some other without one. Puss moth (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of stout bombycid moths belonging to Cerura, Harpyia, and allied genera, esp. Harpyia vinuli, of Europe. The larv[ae] are humpbacked, and have two caudal appendages.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

People sometimes call a cat by saying 'Puss'. N-VOC

Moby Thesaurus

Cheshire cat, Chinchilla cat, Maltese cat, alley cat, blue cat, bud, calico cat, cat, chick, chickabiddy, child, countenance, dial, face, facies, favor, features, feline, gib, gib-cat, grimalkin, house cat, juvenile, kid, kisser, kit, kitling, kitten, kitty, kitty-cat, lineaments, map, moppet, mouser, mug, mush, muzzle, nipper, pan, phiz, physiognomy, pussy, pussycat, silver cat, tabby, tabby cat, tiger cat, tom, tomcat, tortoise-shell cat, visage, youngster



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