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cussword

[kuhs-wurd] /ˈkʌsˌwɜrd/
noun, Informal.
Origin of cussword
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism; cuss + word
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  • Don't you go to gettin' scared stiff, though; for the first cussword he lets go of I'll chuck a chair at him.

    Torchy Sewell Ford

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