Definition of Tusky

1. a. Having tusks.



Definition of Tusky

1. Noun. ''(Yorkshire dialect)'' The sticks produced by the vegetable rhubarb ¹

2. Adjective. Having tusks, especially prominent tusks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tusky

1. having prominent tusks [adj TUSKIER, TUSKIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tusky

tusk-shell
tusk shell
tuskar
tuskars
tusked
tusker
tuskers
tuskier
tuskiest
tusking
tuskings
tuskless
tusklike
tusks
tuskwise
tusky (current term)
tussah
tussahs
tussal
tussar
tussars
tusseh
tussehs
tusser
tussers
tusses
tussic
tussicular
tussiculation

Literary usage of Tusky

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1. The Wooster First[-fifth] Reader by Lizzie E. Wooster (1907)
"tusky WELSH. He was reading in the .Fifth Reader and the particular lesson, which the class were to read the last day of school was, "Chatham's Speech ..."

2. The Works of the Greek and Roman Poets (1813)
"... He seeks his lodging in the rocky den. There to the tusky herd he bends his way, Where, screen'd from Boreas, high o'er-arch'd they VOL. ii. ..."

3. The Works of the Greek and Roman Poets (1813)
"There to the tusky herd he bends iiis way, Where, screen'd from Boreas, high o'er-arch'd they lay. VOL. II. ..."

4. The Yellow Book by F. Harrison (1896)
"Dinah came and went many times that evening, while tusky snored in the corner, and the children whimpered on the wet floor. On her last journey the rain had ..."

5. Down the Yellowstone by Lewis Ransome Freeman (1922)
""Old 'tusky' won't hurt a fly nowadays. He's just posing for his picture. ... "tusky" was blowing like a young Vesuvius, but the nervy fellow, ..."

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