noun, plural hose for 2, 3; hoses for 1, 4, 5; (Archaic) hosen
[hoh-zuh n] /ˈhoʊ zən/ (Show IPA)
a flexible tube for conveying a liquid, as water, to a desired point:
a garden hose; a fire hose.
(used with a plural verb) an article of clothing for the foot and lower part of the leg; stocking or sock.
British Dialect. a sheath, or sheathing part, as that enclosing a kernel of grain.
verb (used with object), hosed, hosing.
to water, wash, spray, or drench by means of a hose (often followed by down):
to hose the garden; to hose down the ship’s deck.
a flexible pipe, for conveying a liquid or gas
(sometimes foll by down) to wash, water, or sprinkle (a person or thing) with or as if with a hose
noun (pl) hose, hosen
stockings, socks, and tights collectively
(history) a man’s garment covering the legs and reaching up to the waist; worn with a doublet
late Old English, hosa “covering for the leg,” from Proto-Germanic *husan (cf. Old Saxon, Old Norse hosa, Middle High German hose “covering for the leg,” German Hose “trousers”), literally “covering,” from PIE *(s)keu- “to cover, conceal” (see hide (n.1)). Old French hose, Old Spanish huesa are of Germanic origin. Sense of “flexible rubber tube for liquid” is first attested late 15c.
c.1300, “to furnish with stockings,” from hose (n.). Meaning “to water down with a hose” is from 1889. Related: Hosed; hosing.
[origin uncertain; perhaps fr a rare but found hose, ”penis,” whereupon the term would be analogous to diddle, fuck, screw, shaft, etc]
(Dan. 3:21), a tunic or undergarment.
[hoh-zer] /ˈhoʊ zər/ noun, Canadian Slang. 1. a person who is considered unintelligent or uncouth, especially a beer-drinking man. /ˈhəʊzə/ noun 1. (US, slang) a person who swindles or deceives others 2. (Canadian, slang) an unsophisticated, esp rural, person n. “contemptible person,” also hose-head, by 1982, a term popularized by the Canadian parody comic sketch […]
[hoh-zee] /ˈhoʊ zi/ verb (used without object), hoseyed, hoseying. Informal. New England. 1. to choose sides, as in a children’s game.
[Sephardic Hebrew haw-shah-nah rah-bah; Ashkenazic Hebrew hoh-shah-naw rah-baw] /Sephardic Hebrew hɔ ʃɑˈnɑ rɑˈbɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew hoʊˈʃɑ nɔ ˈrɑ bɔ/ noun 1. the seventh day of the Jewish festival of Sukkoth, occurring on the twenty-first day of Tishri and having a special liturgy containing a series of invocations to God for forgiveness and salvation.
salvation. (1.) The original name of the son of Nun, afterwards called Joshua (Num. 13:8, 16; Deut. 32:44). (2.) 1 Chr. 27:20. The ruler of Ephraim in David’s time. (3.) The last king of Israel. He conspired against and slew his predecessor, Pekah (Isa. 7:16), but did not ascend the throne till after an interregnum […]