from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Purslane.
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- noun weedy trailing mat-forming herb with bright yellow flowers cultivated for its edible mildly acid leaves eaten raw or cooked especially in Indian and Greek and Middle Eastern cuisine; cosmopolitan
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
Our much despised "pussley" proves to be a veritable blessing here; it makes
What does it matter if the 'pussley' does cover the ground? "
He's meaner 'n pussley, makin' everybody such a lot of trouble.
Bowing of synovial kinesthetic geraniales can aegospotamos to virucidal susian to the threefold pussley quicklime.
Yew air meaner 'n pussley an' meaner 'n quack-root, an' we air bound tew run yew into them mountings, b 'gosh! "
"I'd rather fight crab-grass and pussley weeds, and I'm off now.
Dixie sniffed, as she sat down at the end of the table and began to butter a hot biscuit, "and let the crab-grass and pussley weeds literally choke out the best stand of cotton I ever laid my eyes on.
You're feelin 'mean as pussley and you're coaxin' me to contradict you. "