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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. Having a coarsely ruddy complexion.
From English dialect blowze (wench). Earliest documented use: around 1770.
“In her somewhat soiled apron and blue print dress, her face flushed and her hands dirty, she looked the honest, blowzy, noisy wench that she probably was.”
Leo Bruce; Case with No Conclusion; Chicago Review Press; 2014.
See more usage examples of blowzy in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:But the fruit that can fall without shaking, / Indeed is too mellow for me. -Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, author (26 May 1689-1762)