from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete or dialectal form of push.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb Obs. or Prov. Eng. To push; to dash; to throw.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • abbreviation Alternative form of poss..
  • verb archaic To mix with a vertical motion, especially when washing the hands.
  • verb obsolete, UK, dialect To push; to dash; to throw.


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    August 27, 2008

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