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poss.

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  1. possession.
  2. possessive.
  3. possible.
  4. possibly.
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Examples from the Web for poss

Historical Examples

  • By this time they had reached the homestead, and Poss went off with the children to the stables.

    An Outback Marriage

    Andrew Barton Paterson

  • The idea is to get people as far away from the present as poss.

  • Emily waited till the rider came fairly close, and said, "Poss, this is Miss Grant."

    An Outback Marriage

    Andrew Barton Paterson

  • His father has a small station away among the hills, and Poss and Binjie help him on it.

    An Outback Marriage

    Andrew Barton Paterson

  • Poss's voice cut knife-like through a cloud of tobacco smoke.

    An Outback Marriage

    Andrew Barton Paterson


British Dictionary definitions for poss

poss

verb
  1. (tr) to wash (clothes) by agitating them with a long rod, pole, etc

Word Origin

of uncertain origin

poss.

abbreviation for
  1. possession
  2. possessive
  3. possible
  4. possibly
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