Hus"sy (?), n. [Contr. fr. OE huswife.]

1.

A housewife or housekeeper.

[Obs.]

2.

A worthless woman or girl; a forward wench; a jade; -- used as a term of contempt or reproach.

Grew.

3.

A pert girl; a frolicsome or sportive young woman; -- used jocosely.

Goldsmith.

 

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Hus"sy, n. [From Icel. hsi a case, prob. fr. hs house. See House, and cf. Housewife a bag, Huswife a bag.]

A case or bag. See Housewife, 2.

 

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