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tushery

/ ˈtʌʃərɪ /

noun

  1. literary.
    the use of affectedly archaic language in novels, etc


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Word History and Origins

Origin of tushery1

coined by Robert Louis Stevenson , from tush 1+ -ery
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Example Sentences

“Tushery” had been a name in use between Stevenson and Mr. Henley for romances of the Ivanhoe type.

I have had to leave Fontainebleau, when three hours would finish it, and go full-tilt at tushery for a while.

It is not, as you might assume, a costume novel of eighteenth-century tushery.

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