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Fozy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Fozy Spongy; soft; fat and puffy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • fozy Spongy; soft; fat and puffy.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Fozy fōz′i (Scot.) spongy
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Cf. Dut. voos, spongy.

Usage

In literature:

You're a fraud, Wilks, you're as soft-hearted as a fozy turnip.
"Two Knapsacks" by John Campbell
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In poetry:

I hae seen Jock but ance since I left that aul' schule,
An' he still was the same fozie, lang-leggit fule,
That I, half-forgettin', stood waitin' to hear
A deman' for gul-azies, or ithers as queer.
"Jock Buchan" by Alexander Anderson