Definition of Tussocky

1. a. Having the form of tussocks; full of, or covered with, tussocks, or tufts.



Definition of Tussocky

1. Adjective. Covered with tussocks. ¹

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Definition of Tussocky

1. tussock [adj] - See also: tussock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tussocky

tussive
tussive fremitus
tussive syncope
tussle
tussled
tussles
tussling
tussock
tussock bellflower
tussock caterpillar
tussock moth
tussocked
tussocker
tussockers
tussocks
tussocky (current term)
tussor
tussore
tussores
tussors
tussuck
tussucks
tussur
tussurs
tut
tut-mouthed
tut-tut
tut-work
tut-workman
tut tut

Literary usage of Tussocky

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1. Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases by Anne Elizabeth Baker (1854)
"The land is very tussocky." Hs TUT. The use of this word is restricted to any article of dress which stands up disproportionately or irregularly; ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1902)
"Situated under native " Hop " bush, and slightly curved in shape; principally constructed of coarse tussocky grass and Casuarina needles, ..."

3. Jungle By-ways in India: Leaves from the Note-book of a Sportsman and a by Edward Percy Stebbing (1911)
"My only protection consisted in having at my back a wall of the high tussocky grass which resembled in colouring my khaki kit. But those 18 yards in front! ..."

4. The Diary of a Sportsman Naturalist in India by Edward Percy Stebbing (1920)
"... impaled on them ; dense cane brakes have to be skirted, areas of tussocky grass negotiated, whilst the going underfoot, so far as my experience goes, ..."

5. Sons and Lovers by David Herbert Lawrence (1922)
"She wa walking with her head hanging, her legs swinging as sh kicked through the dead thistles and the tussocky grasi her arms hanging loose. ..."

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