fouse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English fous, fus (ready, eager, striving forward, inclined to, willing, prompt; ardent, zealous, passionate, expectant, brave, noble: ready to depart, die), from Old English fūs (ready, eager, striving forward, inclined to, willing, prompt; expectant, brave, noble: ready to depart, die; dying), from Proto-Germanic *funsaz (ready, eager).

Adjective[edit]

fouse (comparative fouser or more fouse, superlative fousest or most fouse)

  1. (obsolete) ready, eager, prompt, quick, striving forward, inclined to, willing
  2. (obsolete) ardent, zealous, passionate, expectant, brave, noble: ready to depart, die; dying

References[edit]

  • Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia.