York fellows carried canes at an age when they would have had them broken for them by the other boys at Boston; and they were both sissyish and fast. From Wordnik.com. [A Hazard of New Fortunes — Complete] Reference
Edith B, I just checked a dictionary and found three derivative words listed below "sissy": the noun sissiness and the adjectives sissified and sissyish. From Wordnik.com. [Rex Parker Does the NYT Crossword Puzzle] Reference
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