gawsie

adjective

gaw·​sie
variants or gawcie or gawcey
ˈgȯsē
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 substantialG. D. Brown

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“Gawsie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gawsie. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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