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  • fus (foos) - striving forward, eager for, ready for, inclined to, willing, prompt
    expectant, brave, noble: ready to depart, dying. >>> ME fous >>> fouse

    Same root:

    fûse = fûslîce
    fûslêoþ n.- death-song, dirge.
    fûslic - ready to start: excellent.
    fûslîce adv - readily, gladly.
    fûsnes f. - quickness

    December 10, 2011