Pussy

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Pussy

1. A pet name for a cat; also, an endearing name for a girl.

2. A catkin of the pussy willow.

3. The game of tipcat; also called pussy cat.

(Science: botany) pussy willow, any kind of willow having large cylindrical catkins clothed with long glossy hairs, especially the American salix discolour.

Synonym: glaucous willow, and swamp willow.

Origin: dim. Of puss.