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- interj. pshaw; pish; a word used in contempt or disdain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- interj. Pshaw! pish! -- a word used in contempt or disdain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An exclamation of contempt, disdain, or disgust.
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I think it´s worth the post about noki cause the propose is interesting and people opinion are important too, but i don´t agree it´s better than gareth pugh; i think noki´s fashion aesthetic is still growing up and it still looks like an fashion college student that is learning … there are things to improve yet
_ Ay, when I have 'em; pugh, pox, you cut the Thread of my
That gentleman, buried in moose and cariboo skins, prostrate on a broad bench, drawn up close by the fire-place, was dreaming, probably, of sculpins, flounders, fish-pugh, and dingledekooch!
The cod are thrown up from the boat to the flake by means of the fish-pugh -- a sort of one-pronged, piscatory pitchfork -- and cleaned, salted, and cured there; then spread out to dry on the flake, or on the beach, and packed for market.
As the dingledekooch floated silently over them, they lay perfectly quiet and unsuspicious of danger, although within a few feet of the fatal fish-pugh, and in an element almost as transparent as air.
Fisheries -- Picton tries his hand at a Fish-pugh 102
But the two reports together seem so far beyond the pale of the possible that they serve to stupefy the father: "his heart grew numb," (pugh, "to grow cold").
"Oh, but to see a man -- a miserable apology for a man -- measuring out calicoes and ribbons, and tapes and buttons, and stays and garters, and all sorts of things that a man has no right to touch -- pugh!"
A gaff, a pugh, and a dip-net, all of which an old fisherman declared I could not sail without, were also put aboard.
But to be pommeled black and blue, with that plebeian instrument a fist -- pugh!
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