As nouns the difference between gust and gusset
is that gust
is pleasure while gusset
is a small piece of cloth inserted in a garment, for the purpose of strengthening some part or giving it a tapering enlargement.
Apparently from (etyl) gustr , though not recorded before Shakespeare.
A strong, abrupt rush of wind.
Any rush or outburst (of water, emotion etc.).
- (Francis Bacon)
‘taste’. For the verb, compare (etyl
) gustare, (etyl
) gustare, (etyl
(archaic) The physiological faculty of taste.
Relish, enjoyment, appreciation.
* Jeremy Taylor
* Alexander Pope
- An ox will relish the tender flesh of kids with as much gust and appetite.
* 1942': ‘Yes, indeed,’ said Sava with solemn '''gust . — Rebecca West, ''Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (Canongate 2006, p. 1050)
Intellectual taste; fancy.
- Destroy all creatures for thy sport or gust.
- A choice of it may be made according to the gust and manner of the ancients.
(obsolete) To taste.
(obsolete) To have a relish for.
A small piece of cloth inserted in a garment, for the purpose of strengthening some part or giving it a tapering enlargement.
A small piece of mail, providing some protection where two plates of armor are joined, usually at the elbows, under the shoulders, and behind the knees.
(machinery) A kind of bracket, or angular piece of iron, fastened in the angles of a structure to give strength or stiffness; especially, the part joining the barrel and the fire box of a locomotive boiler.
(heraldiccharge) An abatement or mark of dishonor in a coat of arms, resembling a gusset.
(roofing) A large flat metal piece wider than the valley to help prevent build-up at the base of the valley, either from debris or ice dam formations.
* Wikipedia article on .