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fust

noun \ ˈfu̇st , ˈfəst \

Definition of fust

plural -s
dialectal, British
: a strong musty smell : mustiness

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Origin and Etymology of fust

back-formation from fusty


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fust

intransitive verb \ " \

Definition of fust

-ed/-ing/-s
1 archaic : to become moldy through disuse
  • sure he that made us … gave us not that capability and godlike reason to fust in us unused
  • —Shakespeare
2 archaic, of food or drink : to taste or smell moldy or stale

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fust

noun \ ˈfəst \

Definition of fust

plural -s
: the shaft of a column or pilaster

Origin and Etymology of fust

Italian fusto, literally, trunk (of a tree), from Latin fustis club, staff


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fust

\ " \

Definition of fust

  • dialectal variant of

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