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fubsy

[fuhb-zee] /ˈfʌb zi/
adjective, fubsier, fubsiest. British Dialect
1.
short and stout.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80; obsolete fubs, fub chubby person + -y1; cf. -s4, -sy
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fubsy

/ˈfʌbzɪ/
adjective -sier, -siest
1.
(archaic or dialect) short and stout; squat
Word Origin
C18: from obsolete fubs plump person
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