Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In architecture, the shaft of a column, or the trunk of a pilaster.
- To be fusty; become moldy; smell ill.
- n. A strong musty smell.
- n. Same as foist.
- v. obsolete To decay.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Arch.) The shaft of a column, or trunk of a pilaster.
- n. A strong, musty smell; mustiness.
- v. obsolete To become moldy; to smell ill.
“My name is Primus -- dat mean, in Latin, fust -- so”
“She was at me this mornin 'fust thing 'fore I was out o' bed, cryin 'and goin' on, and castin 'on it up at me the men she might 'a hed if she had n't' a 'hed me, and the things they' d 'a' done for her, jest as if 't was my fault.”
“The latter term is generally translated "town of leathern tents;" but in Arabic "fustát" is an abode of Sha'ar = hair, such as horse-hair, in fact any hair but "Wabar" = soft hair, as the camel's.”
“But now I can talk their lingo fust-rate; but pa, he can't talk to 'em nohow; he hain't learned the fust word; 'n' he's ben here goin 'on two years longer'n we have. ”
“Say, that young chap that was here when I called the fust time -- studyin 'to be a lawyer, is he? ”
“Some is good, an 'some is bad, an' if all the Blueskins are like their Boolooroo, they can't be called fust-class. ”
“It was 'is fust time, but' e come back wi 'two poun' ten in 'is pockit, an' 'e was only gone a month.”
“They got their answer when the fust two whirlwinds to enter the canyon paused in their advance and turned toward the mound of boulders.”
“I may be a Bantu, but fust of all, I is an American, an I's real proud to be your friend.”
“They's a train leavin 'fo' Boston fust thing, an '-”
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