from The Century Dictionary.
- Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Drunken; sotted; boozy.
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- adjective Archaic form of
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All grades of "vagrom men," with their frauds and shifts, are passed in review, and when Copland asks about their "bousy" speech, the porter entertains him with these lines.
I'm a criminal, guilty of infatuation and flamboyance in the bousy face of love, love, love.
Egypt, got bousy in the Pyramid of Cheops, ate a beef-steak in the hanging-gardens of Babylon, and listened to no sailors 'yarns at the