1. the female genitals.
|Sl. and Its Analogues.|
2. a red-head.
|Bell’s Life in Sydney 27 Sept. 3/1: Peter Brenan, a carotty-headed brickmaker [...] First blood claimed for Rufus.|
3. (US) a country person, a peasant [the ‘rustic’ name].
|Autobiog. of a Thief 82: When these Rufus’s up the State get a Yorker or a wise guy, they’ll strip him down to his socks.|
|University Missourian (Columbia, MO) 7 Nov. 2/1: Some rustic Rufus mau have thus deserted his plow [...] in a fit of despondency.|