- 2(Of a person) fat.More example sentences
- Turkey was a short, pursy Englishman of about my own age, that is, somewhere not far from sixty.
late Middle English: reduction of Anglo-Norman French porsif, alteration of Old French polsif, from polser 'breathe with difficulty', from Latin pulsare 'set in violent motion'.
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