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: one that is weak, compliant, or amiable : softy
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cat, feline, house cat, kitty, puss, pussy
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1698, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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: a cat or kitten
: a person who has a kind and gentle nature
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to deposit or conceal in a hiding place
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