from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A niggardly or close-fisted person.
  • noun In botany, a puffball.

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

  • noun A puffball.

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

  • noun A puffball, (Lycoperdon giganteum)


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  • Noun: A variety of puffball fungus.

    February 18, 2009

  • Oh my. I'm glad that definition is posted here. It isn't what you think at first glance, is it...?

    February 18, 2009

  • *erects a barrier to keep the Rev Spooner away from this word*

    February 18, 2009

  • A term of contempt for an empty braggart. †3. A close-fist a niggard

    June 10, 2009