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josser

[jos-er] /ˈdʒɒs ər/
noun, British Slang.
1.
fellow, especially one who is or is made to appear foolish or simpleminded.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for josser

josser

/ˈdʒɒsə/
noun (slang)
1.
(Brit) a simpleton; fool
2.
(Brit) a fellow; chap
3.
(Austral) a clergyman
Word Origin
C19: from joss + -er1
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