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[guhs] /gʌs/
a male given name, form of Augustus or Gustave. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • On second thought Gus felt pretty sure that if he kept his 204 ragged hat well pulled down Luigi would never know him.

    Radio Boys Loyalty Wayne Whipple
  • Gus wouldn't go home to tea, he was so anxious to do something for us.

    Jack and Jill Louisa May Alcott
  • The next movement of the worthy doctor was to call Gus Plum into his office.

    Dave Porter in the South Seas Edward Stratemeyer
  • "Guess he'll be all right in a day or two;" and Gus pushed off, leaving all care behind.

    Jack and Jill Louisa May Alcott
  • There was no Gus Krinsley, there was not even any part of him resembling that of a human being; and yet the parts were there.

    The Brain Alexander Blade
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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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