Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete form of pulse.
  • In violin-playing, with an up-bow.

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

  • noun obsolete Pulse; pease.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It was known as a pousse café and was used to serve hot punch to after-dinner parties.

    Social life in old New Orleans : being recollections of my girlhood,

  • I understand that farmers in parts of France get up and toil at or before dawn and then, in the morning, return home for breakfast which might include a strong pousse cafe with a favorite regional distilled spirit before returning to the field reinvigorated.

    Time is not money in Mexico.

  • I understand that farmers in parts of France get up and toil at or before dawn and then, in the morning, return home for breakfast which might include a strong pousse cafe with a favorite regional distilled spirit before returning to the field reinvigorated.

    Time is not money in Mexico.

  • I understand that farmers in parts of France get up and toil at or before dawn and then, in the morning, return home for breakfast which might include a strong pousse cafe with a favorite regional distilled spirit before returning to the field reinvigorated.

    Time is not money in Mexico.

  • I understand that farmers in parts of France get up and toil at or before dawn and then, in the morning, return home for breakfast which might include a strong pousse cafe with a favorite regional distilled spirit before returning to the field reinvigorated.

    Time is not money in Mexico.

  • I understand that farmers in parts of France get up and toil at or before dawn and then, in the morning, return home for breakfast which might include a strong pousse cafe with a favorite regional distilled spirit before returning to the field reinvigorated.

    Time is not money in Mexico.

  • La haine à nos trousses, et la faim qui nous pousse, la misère.

    WWII soldiers remembrance

  • I understand that farmers in parts of France get up and toil at or before dawn and then, in the morning, return home for breakfast which might include a strong pousse cafe with a favorite regional distilled spirit before returning to the field reinvigorated.

    Time is not money in Mexico.

  • There was one word, though, that doesn't really work in English, so I still use the French - pousse - he leaps up and out of the way as soon as I say it.

    fifille - French Word-A-Day

  • I understand that farmers in parts of France get up and toil at or before dawn and then, in the morning, return home for breakfast which might include a strong pousse cafe with a favorite regional distilled spirit before returning to the field reinvigorated.

    Time is not money in Mexico.

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