Origin of buss
Examples from the Web for buss
I remember vividly getting the chance to meet Dr. Buss and talk with him after arriving in Los Angeles as a rookie.
I played under Dr. Buss for 13 seasons and we won five championships together.
Everything Dr. Buss had done for the organization and everything players before me had accomplished weighed heavy on me.
A few months ago, I remember sitting with Dr. Buss in his hospital room one afternoon.
Buss owned 66 percent of the team and did not want it sold after his death.What Happens to Los Angeles Lakers After Death of Jerry Buss?
February 19, 2013
Stay, Mr. Jessamy—must I buss her when I am introduced to her?
Why, I vow, she was fire-hot angry: may be it was because I buss'd her.
Vy, you may go in an omlibus for sixpence if you like; vy don't you go and buss it, marm?Burlesques
William Makepeace Thackeray
They had arrived in a "buss," which they had hired for the occasion.What Will He Do With It, Complete
The drawings by Buss for "Pickwick" have fortunately been preserved.Dickens and His Illustrators
Frederic G. Kitton
- an archaic or dialect word for kiss
- Frances Mary . 1827–94, British educationalist; a pioneer of secondary education for girls, who campaigned for women's admission to university
Word Origin and History for buss
"a kiss," 1560s; probably of imitative origin, as are Welsh and Gaelic bus "kiss, lip," French baiser "kiss" (12c., from Latin basiare), Spanish buz, German dialectal Buss.