Buss meaning

bŭs
To kiss.
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(now chiefly dial.) Kiss, esp. in an unrestrained or playful manner.
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A kiss.
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(archaic) A kiss.
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A herring buss, a type of shallow-keeled Dutch fishing boat used especially for herring fishing.
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To kiss (either literally or figuratively).
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(intransitive) To kiss.
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Origin of buss

  • Possibly blend of obsolete bass (akin to French baiser) obsolete cuss (akin to Middle English kissen to kiss kiss) or from Scottish Gaelic bus lips, mouth puss2

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Origin uncertain; probably ultimately imitative.

    From Wiktionary