a. perverse; stubborn
Potter took out a large spring-knife and cut off the dangling end of the rope and then said: "Now the cussed thing's ready, Sawbones, and you'll just out with another five, or here she stays."
Sentence in Classic:
I begged, and told him I was only Huck; but he laughed such a screechy laugh, and roared and cussed, and kept on chasing me up.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
We came in here and got our legs all tangled up in these cussed briers, and then we begin to fight and the rebs had an easy time of it.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context
But before I start in being a hero I want to shoot out and catch me a big black bass and cuss out you and Sam Clark and Harry Haydock and Will Kennicott and the rest of you pirates.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context