from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See boozy.
- n. Same as boose.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
But today is going to be a relaxing day of The Hurt Locker and Fuji Yama in Jackson with my boosy.
The lamps to burn dim, and the Laird to grow boosy.
It is related that on one occasion he fell into a boosy slumber, his pipe dropped out of his mouth and set fire to the bed-clothes.
The boosy youngsters worried along the street; but instead of turning to the right, into the Rue de la Monnaie, they went straight ahead, and were soon lost in a maze of narrow streets.
At No. 4, Hash was aroused from his boosy stupor to something like fraternal activity, and the four families composing the hamlet started for the scene of the disaster.
~152~~The feeble old scout shook his dripping wardrobe, d---- d the water and the boosy kid that wallof'd him into it, but without appearing to know which was him; till Bob stepped up, and passing some silver into his mawley, told him he hoped he was not hurt.
Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II. Or, The Rambles And Adventures Of Bob Tallyho, Esq., And His Cousin, The Hon. Tom Dashall, Through The Metropolis; Exhibiting A Living Picture Of Fashionable Characters, Manners, And Amusements In High And Low Life (1821)
Hi, Jocko Nowlong, my own sweet boosy love, which he puts his feeler to me behind the beggar’s bush, does Freda, don’t you be an emugee!