Foisty \Foist"y\, a. Fusty; musty. [Obs.] --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

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  • foisty — ˈfȯisti adjective ( er/ est) Etymology: alteration of fusty dialect Britain : musty, mouldy …   Useful english dictionary

  • fog — I Cleveland Dialect List the aftergrowth in meadows when the hay has been cut and removed foist, foisty musty, mouldy II North Country (Newcastle) Words the grass grown in autumn after the hay is mown the second cropt, or aftermath …   English dialects glossary

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