The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Puss \Puss\ (p[.u]s), n. [Cf. D. poes, Ir. & Gael. pus.]
1. A cat; -- a fondling appellation.
2. A hare; -- so called by sportsmen.
Puss in the corner, a game in which all the players but one
occupy corners of a room, or certain goals in the open
air, and exchange places, the one without a corner
endeavoring to get a corner while it is vacant, leaving
some other without one.
Puss moth (Zool.), any one of several species of stout
bombycid moths belonging to Cerura, Harpyia, and
allied genera, esp. Harpyia vinuli, of Europe. The
larv[ae] are humpbacked, and have two caudal appendages.