Pappy vs Paspy - What's the difference?

pappy | paspy |


As a proper noun pappy

is (informal) one's grandfather.

As a noun paspy is

a kind of minuet, in triple time, of french origin, popular in the reign of (queen elizabeth i) and for some time after.

pappy

English

Etymology 1

Adjective

(er)
  • Like pap; soft; mushy.
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

    (pappies)
  • (colloquial, regional) father
  • (colloquial, regional) grandfather
  • Derived terms
    * grandpappy

    paspy

    English

    Noun

    (paspies)
  • A kind of minuet, in triple time, of French origin, popular in the reign of (Queen Elizabeth I) and for some time after.
  • (Percy Smith)

    Synonyms

    * passing measure * passymeasure (Webster 1913)