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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Tussocky Having the form of tussocks; full of, or covered with, tussocks, or tufts.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • tussocky Abounding in or resembling tussocks or tufts.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Tussocky abounding in tufts
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Perh. conn. with obs. tusk, a tuft; cf. Dan. dusk.


In literature:

It was wild and tussocky, given over to rabbits.
"Sons and Lovers" by David Herbert Lawrence
Just behind a "tussocky" bunch of grass is a favourite spot to set a noose; the grass partially conceals it.
"The Gamekeeper At Home" by Richard Jefferies

In poetry:

Whose window shows a strip of building land,
Tussocky, littered. 'Mr Bleaney took
My bit of garden properly in hand.'
Bed, upright chair, sixty-watt bulb, no hook
"Mr Bleaney" by Philip Larkin