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Fuss

A German unit of length. Its measure varied in different German-speaking areas, but generally was between 250 and 400 millimeters. It became obsolete with the adoption of the metric system in the 1870s.
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He chuckles, adding, "This person who is going to be her best friend, who fusses over her, worries about her when she's on dates, they just see this as some innate evil.
Each caretaker fusses around the brood at all hours.
Harold Ickes, FDR's Interior Secretary, said that when he had to deal with Borglum, "I always feel like equipping myself as a man does when he fusses with a beehive.
fusses an old lady who has been waiting a long time before her delivery finally arrived.
But I bet he didn't tell you that she turns up his trousers and buys him jumpers and generally fusses over him.