Puss(ps), n. [Cf. D. poes, Ir. & Gael. pus.] 1. A cat; -- a fondling appellation.
2. A hare; -- so called by sportsmen.
Puss in the corner, a game in which all the players but one occupy corners of a room, or certain goals in the open air, and exchange places, the one without a corner endeavoring to get a corner while it is vacant, leaving some other without one. --
(Zol.), any one of several species of stout bombycid moths belonging to Cerura, Harpyia, and allied genera, esp. Harpyia vinuli, of Europe. The larv are humpbacked, and have two caudal appendages.
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