Definition of Towsy
1. shaggy [adj TOWSIER, TOWSIEST] - See also: shaggy
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Literary usage of Towsy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Black Sheep Chapel by Margaret Elsie Crowther Baillie-Saunders (1919)
"As if you couldn't get any money you liked from poor old towsy! You can turn poor old towsy round your little finger, as I can turn you round mine. ..."
2. The Works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
"Two companies of them, towsy-headed and bare-legged, but loud in hymn and prayer, had come out from their fastnesses to help the Protestant cause. ..."
3. The Bookman (1899)
"... some point of pedigree as they sat, a towsy, unkempt pair, in a dusty corner of the byre, with beards of a most scraggy nature grown upon their chins. ..."