frowst

noun
\ˈfrau̇st\
plural -s

Definition of frowst 

(Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly British

: stale stuffy atmosphere : offensive or musty odor the frowst that rose … from my bedding— Monica Baldwin the frowst of a third-class carriage full of sleepy travelers— John Buchan

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or -ed/-ing/-s

Definition of frowst (Entry 2 of 2)

British

: to loll or lounge especially indoors why should one frowst within four walls on such a night— J. C. Snaith

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Noun

back-formation from frowsty

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