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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Buss  \Buss\,  n.  [OE.  basse,  fr  L.  basium;  cf  G.  bus  (Luther), 
  Prov.  G.  busserl  dim.  of  bus  kiss,  bussen  to  kiss,  Sw  puss 
  kiss,  pussa  to  kiss,  W.  &  Gael.  bus  lip,  mouth.] 
  A  kiss;  a  rude  or  playful  kiss;  a  smack.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Buss  \Buss\  (b[u^]s),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bussed}  (b[u^]st);  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Bussing}.] 
  To  kiss;  esp.  to  kiss  with  a  smack,  or  rudely.  ``Nor  bussed 
  the  milking  maid.''  --Tennyson. 
 
  Kissing  and  bussing  differ  both  in  this  We  buss  our 
  wantons,  but  our  wives  we  kiss.  --Herrick. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Buss  \Buss\,  n.  [Cf.  OF  busse,  Pr  bus,  LL  bussa,  busa,  G. 
  b["u]se,  D.  buis.]  (Naut.) 
  A  small  strong  vessel  with  two  masts  and  two  cabins;  --  used 
  in  the  herring  fishery. 
 
  The  Dutch  whalers  and  herring  busses.  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  buss 
  n  :  a  caress  with  the  lips  [syn:  {kiss},  {osculation}] 
  v  :  touch  with  the  lips  or  press  the  lips  (against  someone's 
  moth  or  other  body  part)  as  an  expression  of  love, 
  greeting,  etc.;  "The  newly  married  couple  kissed";  "She 
  kissed  her  grandfather  on  the  forehead  when  she  entered 
  the  room"  [syn:  {kiss},  {osculate}] 




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