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wood pussy

noun, Facetious.
1.
a skunk.
Origin of wood pussy
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism
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  • We had not pulled that wood pussy out of his hole and put him into our game-bag.

    The Face of the Fields Dallas Lore Sharp
  • A wood pussy is not a house pussy; a wood pussy is a wood pussy; that is to say, a wood pussy is a—skunk!

    The Fall of the Year Dallas Lore Sharp
  • While at a friend's house in the Catskills last August a wood pussy came up behind the kitchen and dug in the garbage-heap.

    Under the Maples John Burroughs
  • “I remember the day you didn't get the wood pussy—soon enough,” I answered.

    Penguin Persons & Peppermints Walter Prichard Eaton

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