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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cunt, puss, pussy, slit, snatch, twatnoun

    obscene terms for female genitals

  2. kitty, kitty-cat, puss, pussy, pussycatnoun

    informal terms referring to a domestic cat

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Pussnoun

    Etymology: I know not whence derived; pusio, Lat. is a dwarf.

    A young fellow, in love with a cat, made it his humble suit to Venus to turn puss into a woman. Roger L'Estrange.

    Let puss practice what nature teaches. Isaac Watts.

    I will permit my son to play at apodidrascinda, which can be no other than our puss in a corner. Scriblerus Club .

    Poor honest puss,
    It grieves my heart to see thee thus;
    But hounds eat sheep as well as hares. John Gay.


  1. puss

    Puss is a slang term for a person's face or mouth. However, in a medical context, pus is a thick yellow or green substance that is produced in a wound or as a result of infection, generally sign of the body's defence against bacteria.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pussnoun

    a cat; -- a fondling appellation

  2. Pussnoun

    a hare; -- so called by sportsmen

  3. Etymology: [Cf. D. poes, Ir. & Gael. pus.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Puss

    pōōs, n. a familiar name for a cat: a hare, in sportsmen's language: a playful name for a child or a girl.—ns. Puss′-clov′er, the rabbit's foot or stone-clover; Puss′-gen′tleman, a dandy; Puss′-moth, a moth of the genus Cerura; Puss′-tail, a common grass with bristly spikes, belonging to the genus Setaria—also called Foxtail; Puss′y, a dim. of puss—also Puss′y-cat; Puss′y-cat, the silky catkin of various willows; Puss′y-will′ow, a common American willow, Salix discolor, with silky spring catkins.—Puss in the corner, a children's game in which the places are continually being changed, while the player who is out tries to secure one of them. [Dut. poes, puss; Ir. and Gael. pus, a cat.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of PUSS in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of PUSS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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