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fust

noun \ˈfu̇st, ˈfəst\

Definition of fust

plural

-s

dialectal, British

  1. :  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. 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. 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

  1. :  the shaft of a column or pilaster

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Origin and Etymology of fust

Italian fusto, literally, trunk (of a tree), from Latin fustis club, staff — more at beat


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fust

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Definition of fust

  1. dialectal variant of first

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