Definition of Gousty

1. dreary [adj GOUSTIER, GOUSTIEST] - See also: dreary



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gousty

gourmandizers
gourmandizes
gourmandizing
gourmands
gourmet
gourmetlike
gourmets
gournet
gournets
gousan
gousans
gousset
goussets
goustier
goustiest
gousty (current term)
gout
gout arthritis
gout diet
gout suppressants
goutflies
goutfly
goutier
goutiest
goutily
goutiness
goutinesses
gouts
goutte
gouttes

Literary usage of Gousty

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1. The Antiquary by Walter Scott (1878)
"... was taen up on ane at Saint James's Fair, and keepit in the auld kirk at Kelso the haill day and night; and a cauld gousty place it was, I'se assure ye. ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1859)
"Thus we are led to the Sc. gousty, waste, desolate, dreary in consequence of extent or emptiness ; then as loneliness and darkness (which acts by rendering ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"gousty, adj. 1. Waste, desolate ; dreary in consequence of extent or ... Tempestuous; as, "a gousty day," Roxb.; merely a slight change from E. gutty. ..."

4. A Glossary of Words Used in Swaledale, Yorkshire by John Harland (1873)
"'A gousty where tho wind enters at all spot,' said of a ruined building points. Gowa ! go we, or let us be going. Gowd, gold. ' Gowdie wark,' gilding. ..."

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