Definition of Possing

1. Verb. (archaic) (present participle of ''poss'') ¹



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Definition of Possing

1. poss [v] - See also: poss

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Possing

possibility
possibility of reverter
possibilium
possible
possible action
possibleness
possibler
possibles
possibles bag
possiblest
possiblities
possibly
possie
possies
possimism
possing (current term)
possum
possum belly
possum haw
possum oak
possumed
possuming
possumlike
possums
possumwood
post
post-
post-apocalyptic
post-chaise
post-creole continuum

Literary usage of Possing

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1. The Dialect of Leeds and Its Neighbourhood: Illustrated by Conversations and by C. Clough Robinson (1862)
"possing-STICK. A possing-stick is a handle of wood with and another shorter one cross-wise, near the possing-TUB. top, having a wooden base like a little ..."

2. Yorkshire Folk-talk: With Characteristics of Those who Speak it in the North by Marmaduke Charles Frederick Morris (1892)
"R. A tub in which heavy clothes, &c., are end of it, used for washing heavy articles in a peggy-tub, washed by means of a possing-stick. Post-and-pan, adj. ..."

3. Yorkshire Folk-talk: With Characteristics of Those who Speak it in the North by Marmaduke Charles Frederick Morris (1892)
"R. A tub in which heavy clothes, &c., are end of it, used for washing heavy articles in a peggy-tub, washed by means of a possing-stick. Fost-and-pan, adj. ..."

4. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"possing,, an action between thrusting and knocking ;" Gl. T. Bobbin. 2. To pound, Ettr. For. 3. ... possing-TUB, *. A tub for one branch of washing. ..."

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