From a Common (etyl) word for cat. Akin to (etyl) , West Frisian (m), (etyl) (m), (m), Danish (m), dialectal (etyl) (m), (etyl) (m).
Found also in several other European and Western Asian languages. Compare (etyl) (m).
(informal) A cat.
A girl or young woman.
(dated, hunting) A hare.
(vulgar, slang) Vulva (female genitalia).
- Our local theatre is showing Puss in Boots.
* (cat) moggie/moggy
Of (etyl) origin, from or akin to (etyl) .
(slang) The mouth.
- She gave him a slap in the puss .
* (mouth) cakehole, gob, mush, trap
* ()'' (etyl) .
* ()'' (etyl) ''wosen'', from ''wose 'sap'; see above.
Potion of vegetable matter used for leather tanning.
A thick often unpleasant liquid; muck.
To be secreted or slowly leak.
* 1988 , David Drake, The Sea Hag , Baen Publishing Enterprises (2003), ISBN 0671654241,
* 1994 , Madeleine May Kunin, Living a Political Life , Vintage Books (1995), ISBN 9780679740087,
- Pale slime oozed through all the surfaces; some of it dripped from the ceiling and burned Dennis as badly as the blazing sparks had done a moment before.
* 2011 , Karen Mahoney, The Iron Witch , Flux (2011), ISBN 9780738725826,
- He was hard to understand because he spoke softly, and his Vermont accent was as thick as maple syrup oozing down a pile of pancakes.
(figuratively) To give off a sense of (something).
* 1989 , Robert R. McCammon, The Wolf's Hour , Open Road Integrated Media (2011), ISBN 9781453231548,
- Her heart constricted when she saw thick blood oozing from a wide gash in his forehead.
* 1999 , Tamsin Blanchard, Antonio Berardi: Sex and Sensibility , Watson-Guptill Publications (1999), ISBN 9780823012077,
- "Good servants are so hard to find," Chesna said, oozing arrogance.
- There are no two ways about it: a Berardi dress oozes sex appeal from its very seams.
, date=April 21
, author=Jonathan Jurejko
, title=Newcastle 3-0 Stoke
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=Newcastle had failed to penetrate a typically organised Stoke backline in the opening stages but, once Cabaye and then Cisse breached their defence, Newcastle oozed
confidence and controlled the game with a swagger expected of a top-four team.}}
(etyl) wose'', from (etyl) '''' 'mud, mire', from (etyl) . More at virus.