bullfist
Puffball Puff"ball`, n. (Bot.) A kind of ball-shaped fungus ({Lycoperdon giganteum}, and other species of the same genus) full of dustlike spores when ripe; -- called also {bullfist}, {bullfice}, {puckfist}, {puff}, and {puffin}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bullfist — Bull fist, Bullfice Bull fice, n. [Cf. G. bofist, AS. wulfes fist puffball, E. fizz, foist.] (Bot.) A kind of fungus. See {Puffball}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bullfist — bull·fist …   English syllables

  • bullfist — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bullfice — Bullfist Bull fist, Bullfice Bull fice, n. [Cf. G. bofist, AS. wulfes fist puffball, E. fizz, foist.] (Bot.) A kind of fungus. See {Puffball}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • πέζις — πέζῑς , πέζις bullfist fem acc pl (epic doric ionic aeolic) πέζις bullfist fem nom sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • bullfice — Puffball Puff ball , n. (Bot.) A kind of ball shaped fungus ({Lycoperdon giganteum}, and other species of the same genus) full of dustlike spores when ripe; called also {bullfist}, {bullfice}, {puckfist}, {puff}, and {puffin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Foist — Foist, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Foisted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Foisting}.] [Cf. OD. vysten to fizzle, D. veesten, E. fizz, fitchet, bullfist.] To insert surreptitiously, wrongfully, or without warrant; to interpolate; to pass off (something spurious or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Foisted — Foist Foist, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Foisted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Foisting}.] [Cf. OD. vysten to fizzle, D. veesten, E. fizz, fitchet, bullfist.] To insert surreptitiously, wrongfully, or without warrant; to interpolate; to pass off (something… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Foisting — Foist Foist, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Foisted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Foisting}.] [Cf. OD. vysten to fizzle, D. veesten, E. fizz, fitchet, bullfist.] To insert surreptitiously, wrongfully, or without warrant; to interpolate; to pass off (something… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lycoperdon giganteum — Puffball Puff ball , n. (Bot.) A kind of ball shaped fungus ({Lycoperdon giganteum}, and other species of the same genus) full of dustlike spores when ripe; called also {bullfist}, {bullfice}, {puckfist}, {puff}, and {puffin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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