[hos-puh-dahr] /ˈhɒs pəˌdɑr/
a former title of governors or princes of Wallachia and Moldavia.
(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+)
Hospital Operating System – STructured Programming Language. A Fortran-like language with structured extensions. [“HOS-STPL User Manual”, Health Services Research, US Public Health Service (Jan 1975)].
[hohst] /hoʊst/ noun 1. a person who receives or entertains guests at home or elsewhere: the host at a theater party. 2. a master of ceremonies, moderator, or interviewer for a television or radio program. 3. a person, place, company, or the like, that provides services, resources, etc., as for a convention or sporting event: […]
[hoh-stuh, hos-tuh] /ˈhoʊ stə, ˈhɒs tə/ noun 1. any of various plants belonging to the genus Hosta, of the lily family, which includes the plantain lily. /ˈhɒstə/ noun 1. any plant of the liliaceous genus Hosta, of China and Japan: cultivated esp for their ornamental foliage n. 1828, plant genus of the lily family, coined […]