gawsie

adjective
gaw·​sie
variants: or gawcie or gawcey \ ˈgȯsē \

Definition of gawsie

1 Scottish, of a person : well-fed and hearty looking : plump and cheerful
2 Scottish, of a domestic animal : well filled out : in good condition
3 Scottish : good-sized : presenting an imposing and ample appearance the house … gawcey and substantial— G. D. Brown

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“Gawsie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gawsie. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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