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  • n. Plural form of fussing.


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  • Standing back from all your natural fussings and frettings; coming in out of the wind.

    Coming in Out of the Wind

  • Without the squabblings of power and the fussings of the media -- and for that matter without the whole silly business of making things matter by making them happen to a woman with red hair, taut butt, and huge teats -- wouldn't they be better off?

    Mother Of Storms

  • "Oh, dry up, mother," Joe murmured behind his sanguinary handkerchief, edging still further away from maternal fussings and possible catechism.

    Far to Seek A Romance of England and India

  • She laid herself down upon a sofa near the cot, and pretended to sleep, until the nurse had gone to bed, after endless fussings and rustlings and movings to and fro, that were torture to Mrs. Granger's nerves; and then listened and watched all the night through.

    The Lovels of Arden

  • After I have finished all my little fussings about the house,

    Station Life in New Zealand

  • He did not perceive me, for I had hidden behind a sheltering curtain, to listen to his strange, earnest petitions; so he could not know that anybody in the house was stirring, for he knelt at the back, and all my fussings had taken place in the front, and he could not, therefore, have been doing anything for effect.

    Station Amusements


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