Definition of Tussucks

1. Noun. (plural of tussuck) ¹



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Definition of Tussucks

1. tussuck [n] - See also: tussuck

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tussucks

tussling
tussock
tussock bellflower
tussock caterpillar
tussock moth
tussocked
tussocker
tussockers
tussocks
tussocky
tussor
tussore
tussores
tussors
tussuck
tussucks (current term)
tussur
tussurs
tut
tut-mouthed
tut-tut
tut-work
tut-workman
tut tut
tutamen
tutania
tutanias
tute
tutee
tutees

Literary usage of Tussucks

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1. Narrative of Voyages & Travels, in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres by Amasa Delano (1817)
"It goei on upland to make its nest and lay its eggs. It digs holes under tussucks and in any ground clear of stones, commonly choosing the side of a hill, ..."

2. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1846)
"When crawling, it may be said on four legs, through the tussucks or on the side of a grassy cliff, it moves so very quickly that it might easily be mistaken ..."

3. Friendship's Offering by John Sartain, Lewis and Sampson, Phillips & Sampson, Phillips, Sampson & Company, E.H. Butler & Co (1850)
"... among the bright green tussucks mantling the fatal quicksands—ah ! little deemed she that her joy, her pride, an orphan cast unguarded on the world, ..."

4. Instructions to Young Sportsmen: In All that Relates to Guns and Shooting by Peter Hawker, William Trotter Porter (1846)
"... the fallen trunks, the mossy tussucks under foot, the tangled vines and thorny briers, woven in strange inextricable mazes about your knees and thighs, ..."

5. Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor by Wayne E. Burton (1867)
"Between two large bunches, or tussucks, of the gray moss, there peered forth the good-humored face of a man about thirty, lying flat upon the bog, ..."

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