a threaded exterior faucet, as for attaching a garden .
[hoh-zee-uh, -zey-uh] /hoʊˈzi ə, -ˈzeɪ ə/ noun 1. a Minor Prophet of the 8th century b.c. 2. a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbreviation: Hos. /həʊˈzɪə/ noun (Old Testament) 1. a Hebrew prophet of the 8th century bc 2. the book containing his oracles masc. proper name, from Hebrew Hoshea, literally “salvation,” from […]
[hohz] /hoʊz/ noun, plural hose for 2, 3; hoses for 1, 4, 5; (Archaic) hosen [hoh-zuh n] /ˈhoʊ zən/ (Show IPA) 1. a flexible tube for conveying a liquid, as water, to a desired point: a garden hose; a fire hose. 2. (used with a plural verb) an article of clothing for the foot and […]
[hoh-zan-uh] /hoʊˈzæn ə/ interjection 1. (an exclamation, originally an appeal to God for deliverance, used in praise of God or Christ.) noun, plural hosannas. 2. a cry of “hosanna.”. 3. a shout of praise or adoration; an acclamation. verb (used with object), hosannaed, hosannaing. 4. to praise, applaud, etc.: The critics hosannaed his new play. […]
[hoch-kis] /ˈhɒtʃ kɪs/ noun 1. Hazel, . 1878, type of gun named for its inventor, Benjamin B. Hotchkiss (1826-1885). In Japanese, the word for “stapler” is hotchikisu after the E. H. Hotchkiss Company of Norwalk, Connecticut, U.S., early and prominent manufacturer of staplers (incorporated 1895, name from 1897), which apparently was run by relatives of […]