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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Ruskie any utensil made of straw, &c., as a basket, &c
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. risce, like Ger. risch, from L. ruscum, rustum.


In literature:

I didn't wait to give him another chance, but made a bolt out of the door and over to Ruskie's hut.
"Into the Jaws of Death" by Jack O'Brien
The Ruski and Inglis he was sure would have a great deal of trouble over Sistan.
"Across Coveted Lands" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor

In news:

From Nazis and Extremists to the Ruskies and the Drug Barons.
Rusky County — According to the Rusk County Sheriff's Office, mailbox thefts are continuing in northern Rusk County.