Definitions

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  • n. Obsolete form of faucet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A faucet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete or dialectal form of faucet.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Henry - I once was a cordwangler, but then they hung me by the fosset and nailed my moolie to the fence.

    Mail's Moir Calls for Man-Love Moratorium

  • In Belgium we call this pompen met de kraan open, pumping with the fosset turned on?

    Think Progress » Defeatism and Troop Morale: Bush’s False Argument

  • You are ambitious for poor knaves’ caps and legs: you wear out a good wholesome forenoon in hearing a cause between an orange-wife and a fosset-seller, and then rejourn the controversy of three-pence to a second day of audience.

    Act II. Scene I. Coriolanus

  • You wear out a good wholesome forenoon in hearing a cause between an Orange-wife and a fosset-seller.

    The plant-lore & garden-craft of Shakespeare

  • You are ambitious for poor knaves 'caps and legs: you wear out a good wholesome forenoon in hearing a cause between an orange wife and a fosset-seller; and then rejourn the controversy of three pence to a second day of audience.

    Coriolanus

  • You are ambitious for poor knaves’ caps and legs: you wear out a good wholesome forenoon in hearing a cause between an orange wife and a fosset-seller; and then rejourn the controversy of three pence to a second day of audience.

    The Tragedy of Coriolanus

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  • "You are ambitious for poor knaves' caps and legs; you wear out a good wholesome forenoon in hearing a cause between an orange-wife and a fosset-seller, and then rejourn the controversy of threepence to a second day of audience."
    - William Shakespeare, 'The Tragedy of Coriolanus'.

    August 28, 2009