from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See busk, 2.


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  • The spring itself I had fashioned originally from a broad staybusk Emma had given me, but, when I came to test it; it proved too weak; so I made another from a saw-blade only six millimetres across, after I had first filed off the teeth.

    Under the Autumn Star


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