meaning of buss

buss meaning in General Dictionary

a little powerful vessel with two masts as well as 2 cabins utilized in the herring fishery

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  • To kiss esp to kiss with a smack or rudely
  • A kiss a rude or playful kiss a smack
  • touch with the mouth or press the mouth (against a person's mouth or other human anatomy part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.
  • the act of caressing using lips (or an instance thereof)
  • A kiss; a rude or playful kiss; a smack.
  • To kiss; esp. to kiss with a smack, or rudely.
  • a little strong vessel with two masts as well as 2 cabins; -- made use of when you look at the herring fishery.

buss meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"a kiss," 1560s; most likely of imitative origin, as tend to be Welsh and Gaelic coach "kiss, lip," French baiser "kiss" (12c., from Latin basiare), Spanish buz, German dialectal Buss.

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  • 1570s, from buss (n.). Relevant: Bussed; bussing. Kissing and bussing vary both in this,We busse our wantons, but our wives we kisse.[Robert Herrick, "Hesperides," 1648]

buss meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A kiss; a rude or playful kiss; a smack.

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  • (v. t.) To kiss; esp. to kiss with a smack, or rudely.
  • (n.) A tiny strong vessel with two masts as well as 2 cabins; -- utilized in the herring fishery.

Sentence Examples with the word buss

Keenly interested in the education of women, she made friends with Miss Emily Davies, Madame Bodichon, Miss Buss and others.

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