Definition of Possuming

1. possum [v] - See also: possum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Possuming

possibler
possibles
possibles bag
possiblest
possiblities
possibly
possie
possies
possimism
possing
possum
possum belly
possum haw
possum oak
possumed
possuming (current term)
possumlike
possums
possumwood
post
post-
post-apocalyptic
post-chaise
post-creole continuum
post-decrement
post-decremented
post-decrementing
post-decrements
post-exposure prophylaxes
post-exposure prophylaxis

Literary usage of Possuming

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1. Echoes from the Backwoods: Or, Sketches of Transatlantic Life by Richard George Augustus Levinge (1846)
"... of a corduroy road—Woodpeckers—How alligators like " chicken-fixens," and how we had to put up with " common doings"—An Indian hanging—'possuming— ..."

2. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1888 [There was a] possibility of possuming among those [grizzlies] stretched out below.—Chicago Inter-Ocean, Feb. 6 (Farmer). Played out. ..."

3. Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life by William Henry Herndon (1999)
""I acted," he said, "on the theory that he was 'possuming' insanity, and now I fear I have been too severe and that the poor fellow may be insane after all. ..."

4. Sketches of Western Adventure: Containing an Account of the Most Interesting by John Alexander McClung, Henry Waller (1872)
"The Indian, however, to use Andrew's own expression, "had only been possuming ! " He instantly regained his feet, and in his turn put his adversary under. ..."

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