from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tuft of coarse grass.
- n. A sheaf of grain.
- n. A thick, fat person.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
"bussock" went down in the Professor's notebook as an interesting variant of "hassock."
"Guess some bussock of a feller got monkeyin 'with a gun an' didn't know a heap."
Lay me down in the buckle, bussock…the basket,” I said, pointing at the overturned bucket and the windlass, “and I’ll fet her.”