American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To pull or hoist with a tackle.
- v. To hoist.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as booze, which is now the usual form.
- n. Same as booze.
- Nautical, to haul with tackle.
- n. In mining, ore mixed with veinstone; second-class ore, which must undergo further preparation before going to the smelter.
- n. Same as boose.
- v. nautical To haul or hoist (something) with a tackle.
- n. obsolete drink, especially alcoholic drink
- n. obsolete a carouse; a booze
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To drink immoderately; to carouse; to booze. See booze.
- n. Drink, esp. alcoholic drink; also, a carouse; a booze.
- v. haul with a tackle
- Origin unknown. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The paper is an extension on work initially done in meningitis, where decreasing the overcrowding in houses (15-20 people in a 3 bedroom bouse) led to improvement in incidence.”
“Un wesh wesh qui ecoute de la bouse a fond toute la journee et quand je dis a fond ....”
“J'dessine comme une bouse moi et j'ai carrement pas d'idee du tout ...”
“I also bought a basic brown pants suit with a blue bouse, and I already owned a basic black pants suit, and I bought a bright pink top to go underneath it.”
“Tokyo Nicholas found Tanzan Nangi in a back room of Kisoko's town bouse.”
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“The bouse of the god - the full horror of the phrase filled his mind.”
“Of the hands, only Ed Lee, Bill Davis, and Carlos Padilla had made it to the bouse. with the family, and not before a bullet smashed Ed's left arm.”
“On the other side lay Jesse Lyndon's land, but his bouse was to the north, hidden from this by its own patch of woods.”
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