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 Fusilier’s.Fus’tian. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fuss.
 
Much ado about nothing. (Anglo-Saxon, fus, eager.)   1
       
“So full of figure, so full of fuss,
She seemed to be nothing but bustle.”
       
Hood: Miss Kilmansegg, part iii. stanza 12.
 


 Fusilier’s.Fus’tian. 

 
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