Definition of Towzing

1. towze [v] - See also: towze



Lexicographical Neighbors of Towzing

towsiest
towsing
towsy
towt
towted
towting
towtruck
towtrucks
towts
towy
towze
towzed
towzes
towzier
towziest
towzing (current term)
towzy
tox
tox-
toxaemia
toxaemia of pregnancy
toxaemias
toxaemic
toxaemic jaundice
toxaemic retinopathy of pregnancy
toxalbumin
toxalbumins
toxanaemia
toxaphene
toxaphenes

Literary usage of Towzing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"towzing, part, pulling about roughly; whirling round. "I want something to stand ... and towzing." Toze, v. to walk quickly. ..."

2. A Glossary of Words and Phrases Pertaining to the Dialect of Cumberland by William Dickinson (1880)
"towzing, part, pulling about roughly ; whirling round. " I want something to stand ... and towzing." I Toze, P. to walk quickly. ..."

3. Glossary of Words in Use in Cornwall by Margaret Ann Courtney, Thomas Quiller Couch (1880)
"towzing, part, pulling about roughly; whirling round. "I want something to stand ... and towzing." Toze, v. to walk quickly. ..."

4. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"... innocent warmth as she lay on the green; She had heard of a pleasure, and something she guess'd By the towzing, and tumbling, and touching her breast. ..."

5. The Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1840)
"I ance was ty'd up like a stirk, For civilly swearing and quaffing ; I ance was abus'd i' the kirk, For towzing a lass i' my ..."

6. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... in thé bloom of fifteen, Felt an innocent warmth, as she lay on the green: She had heard of a pleasure, and something she guest [breast: By the towzing, ..."

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