Definition of poustie in English:

poustie

noun

Scottish, Irish
  • Power; spiritual power; might; authority.

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in St. Margaret. From Anglo-Norman pousté, Anglo-Norman and Old French poesté, poosté, posté from classical Latin potestāt-, potestās power, authority.

Pronunciation

poustie

/ˈpuːsti/ /ˈpaʊsti/