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Noun1.tusser - oriental moth that produces brownish silktusser - oriental moth that produces brownish silk
saturniid, saturniid moth - large brightly colored and usually tropical moth; larvae spin silken cocoons
Antheraea, genus Antheraea - large moths whose larvae produce silk of high quality
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March strolled placidly about, quoting Tusser, Cowley, and Columella to Mr.
(Thomas Tusser) Lang may ye need at trowel Jim, an takkin the title o a tune Angus Fitchett wrote for ace accordionist an professional gardener, the late Jimmy Blue, lang may we keep readin at, 'Jimmy's aye diggin'.
(11) Consider, for example, the series of points directed to the housewife, set amidst a numbered series of points to the husbandman, in Thomas Tusser's Hundreth pointes of good husbandrie (London, 1557), marking their distinction from the time and calendar of the surrounding points by breaking from their system of numbering and demarcation.
"At Christmas play and make good cheer, For Christmas comes but once a year." a Thomas Tusser
Showing a pile of sarees kept on a table, Carlson elucidated that Kanjivaram, Dupion, Jamdani and Tusser are her favourites and called them as "beautiful."
Thomas Tusser advised the good housewife that by noon she should have dinner 'readie and neate' but that she should 'let meat tarrie servant, not servant his meate.
(9) Such was the fate of Thomas Tusser, who describes how he came to sing at Paul's in the 153 0 s:
Period writers on credit frequently counseled suspicion as a basic strategy in making decisions about borrowing and lending; see, among others, Thomas Tusser, Five Hundreth Points of Good Husbandry (London, 1573), esp.
Thomas Tusser, one popular agricultural writer and farmer in the sixteenth century, published his tips for good stewardship of woods in his Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry (1573).
John Worlidge and John Evelyn were some of the more notable writers of the 17th Century, but my favourite, Thomas Tusser, is earlier still.
"Shakespeare and Farming: The Bard and the Tusser." Agricultural History 59.3 (Jul.