Fusome Fu"some, a. [AS. f?san to hasten, fr. f?s ready, prompt, quick; akin to OS. f?s, OHG. funs, Icel. fuss willing; prob. from the root of E. find.] Handy; reat; handsome; notable. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

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