Pur"sy (?), a. [OF. pourcif, poulsif, poussif, fr. pousser to push, thrust, heave, OF. also poulser: cf. F. pousse the heaves, asthma. See Push.]

Fat and short-breathed; fat, short, and thick; swelled with pampering; as, pursy insolence.


Pursy important he sat him down. Sir W. Scot.


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