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Rusty

[ruhs-tee]
noun
  1. a male or female given name.
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Historical Examples of rustys

  • Id say that Rustys trouble was an over-developed sense of humor.

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  • His eyes swept the grinning or amused faces of Rustys companions.

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    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • There were the usual scenes, so like Rustys travesty that Dick had to smile.

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    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • Fortunately, Rustys prophecy proved false and there were plenty of vacancies.

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  • Rustys innocent, uncomprehending expression remained and Dick began to think his suspicions wrong.

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British Dictionary definitions for rustys

rusty

adjective rustier or rustiest
  1. covered with, affected by, or consisting of rusta rusty machine; a rusty deposit
  2. of the colour rust
  3. discoloured by agea rusty coat
  4. (of the voice) tending to croak
  5. old-fashioned in appearance; seemingly antiquateda rusty old gentleman
  6. out of practice; impaired in skill or knowledge by inaction or neglect
  7. (of plants) affected by the rust fungus
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Derived Formsrustily, adverbrustiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for rustys

rusty

adj.

Old English rustig; see rust (n.) + -y (2). Cognate with Frisian roastich, Middle Dutch roestich, Dutch roestig, Old High German rostag, German rostig. "In the 16th and 17th centuries frequently used as a term of general disparagement" [OED]. Of bodily skills, "impaired by neglect," from c.1500; of mental qualities, accomplishments, etc., first attested 1796.

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