Definition of poucey in US English:

poucey

(also powsy, pousy)

adjective

Irish English, English Regional, Scottish, Northern
  • 1English regional (northern) and Irish English (northern). Untidy; dusty, dirty.

  • 2Irish English (northern), Scottish and English regional (northern and midlands). Of a person: suffering from the effects of inhaling flax dust.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Brockett (bap. 1788, d. 1842), antiquary. From pouce + -y.