a ship built to serve as a hospital, especially used to treat the wounded in wartime and accorded safe passage by international law.
noun 1. a military train equipped to transport wounded troops to a hospital.
[ho-spish-ee-uh m] /hɒˈspɪʃ i əm/ noun, plural hospitia [ho-spish-ee-uh] /hɒˈspɪʃ i ə/ (Show IPA) 1. a hospice.
[hos-puh-dahr] /ˈhɒs pəˌdɑr/ noun 1. a former title of governors or princes of Wallachia and Moldavia. /ˈhɒspəˌdɑː/ noun 1. (formerly) the governor or prince of Moldavia or Wallachia under Ottoman rule
n. 1815, representing U.S. dialectal variant pronunciation of horse, especially as applied to (large or coarse) persons. noun A strong and dependable person; superior person; strong man; pisser: We didn’t have a hoss in the bullpen until Mark Littell started coming through for us (1940s+)