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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bossy  \Bos"sy\,  n.  [Dim.  fr  Prov.  E.  boss  in  boss-calf, 
  buss-calf,  for  boose-calf,  prop.,  a  calf  kept  in  the  stall. 
  See  1st  {Boose}.] 
  A  cow  or  calf;  --  familiarly  so  called  [U.  S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bossy  \Boss"y\,  a. 
  Ornamented  with  bosses;  studded. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bossy 
  adj  :  offensively  self-assured  or  given  to  exercising  usually 
  unwarranted  power;  "an  autocratic  person";  "autocratic 
  behavior";  "a  bossy  way  of  ordering  others  around";  "a 
  rather  aggressive  and  dominating  character";  "managed 
  the  employees  in  an  aloof  magisterial  way";  "a 
  swaggering  peremptory  manner"  [syn:  {autocratic},  {dominating}, 
  {high-and-mighty},  {magisterial},  {peremptory}] 




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