Definition of Sossing

1. the act of dirtying [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sossing

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sorus
sorwe
sorweful
sorwes
sory
sos
sos response (genetics)
sosatie
sosaties
sosedkoite
soss
sossed
sosses
sossing (current term)
sossings
sostenuti
sostenuto
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sot
sotalol
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soteriological
soteriologies
soteriology
soth

Literary usage of Sossing

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1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"To Lift'y's stinking tide at Dublin; From wholesome exercise and air, To sossing in an easy chair ; From stomach sharp, and hearty feeding, ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"... The little bairn seemed sorely on it;" " Oh, I've been sorely on it." SOSS, v. and 5.—To slop, mess ; a slop or mess. You're sossing about for ever. ..."

3. English Literature: An Illustrated Record by Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse (1904)
"... Cham fain abroad to dig and delve, in water, mire, and clay, sossing and possing in the dirt still from day to day. ..."

4. Representative English Comedies: With Introductory Essays and Notes, an by Charles Mills Gayley, Alwin Thaler (1903)
"What devill had you els to do ? ye kept, ich wot, no sheepe ! Cham faine abrode to dyg and delve, in water, myre, and claye, 25 sossing and possing in the ..."

5. Representative English Comedies: With Introductory Essays and Notes, an by Charles Mills Gayley, Alwin Thaler (1903)
"What devill had you els to do ? ye kept, ich wot, no sheepe ! Cham faine abrode to dyg and delve, in water, myre, and claye, 25 sossing and possing in the ..."

6. A Select Collection of Old English Plays by Robert Dodsley, William Carew Hazlitt (1874)
"A hundred things that be abroad cham set to see and clay, sossing and possing in the dirt still from day to them well: And four of you sit idle at home ..."

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