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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).
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FEESOWY, adj. Drizzly, “chiefly in phr. feesowy west weather, i.e. damp, drizzling weather with westerly breeze” (Ork. 1929 Marw.). [′fisui]

[Appar. a deriv. of Fiss, n. ]

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