from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Stockings; socks. Used only in the plural.
- n. Close-fitting breeches or leggings reaching up to the hips and fastened to a doublet, formerly worn by men. Used only in the plural.
- n. Breeches reaching down to the knees. Used only in the plural.
- n. A flexible tube for conveying liquids or gases under pressure.
- transitive v. To water, drench, or wash with a hose: hosed down the deck; hosed off the dog.
- transitive v. Slang To attack and kill (someone), typically by use of a firearm: hosed the enemy trooper.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A flexible tube conveying water or other fluid, pl. hoses.
- n. A stocking-like garment worn on the legs; pantyhose, women's tights, pl. hose or hosen.
- v. To water or spray with a hose.
- v. To provide with hose (garment)
- v. To attack and kill somebody, usually using a firearm.
- v. To trick or deceive.
- v. To break a computer so everything needs to be reinstalled; to wipe all files.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Close-fitting trousers or breeches, as formerly worn, reaching to the knee.
- n. Covering for the feet and lower part of the legs; a stocking or stockings.
- n. A flexible pipe, made of leather, India rubber, or other material, and used for conveying fluids, especially water, from a faucet, hydrant, or fire engine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Originally, a garment covering the legs and the waist, worn by men.
- In present use (as either singular or plural), covering for the feet and lower part of the legs; stockings. Short stockings, not reaching to the knee, are distinctively called half-hose or socks, or, rarely, ankle-hose.
- A flexible tube or pipe for conveying a fluid to a required point, as water for the service of a fire-engine, for watering a garden, etc.
- The hollow part of a spade, or other tool of a like kind, which receives the end of the shaft or handle.
- In printing, formerly, upright iron rods, which connected the spindle of the old hand-press with its platen, and regulated its movement.
- The sheaf of corn.
- The outer covering of straw or corn.
- To clothe with hose; clothe.
- To play upon with a hose; drench with water from a hose.
- n. In entomology, a peculiar organ or gland at the base of the tarsal claws of the Psocidæ.
- n. The wide trousers formerly worn by seamen.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear)
- n. man's close-fitting garment of the 16th and 17th centuries covering the legs and reaching up to the waist; worn with a doublet
- n. a flexible pipe for conveying a liquid or gas
- v. water with a hose
If you fast-forward to something like the Death Knight starting experience, our story-telling team has really mastered or refined the art of delivering the story as first-hand gameplay rather than spraying you with the word hose, which is what we did in the past.
They fell into a tub of cold water on the other side of the machine, which was filled with a hose from the well or the lake.
If it happens again, I might try pegging a tarp down over the trap and running hose from the exhaust of my truck and gas him before he gasses me.
Hold a second ..... while I feel bad for someone who has lost their job or whose hose is undrwater, why is it my responsibility as a taxpayer to bailout someone who may hav used poor judgement in buying a home or just had bad luck.
I think the hose is lovely, personally, I think it may clash a little in such a “colonial neighbourhood”.
He still shirks away in fear when he sees it, though his love for the bouncy balls has helped him overcome — he has to either go past the hose to get the ball or take the ball from the same hand the hose is in.
Perhaps Ms. Bachmann would allow me to connect a hose from the tailpipe of a car she was sitting in with the windows rolled up while we discuss the dangers of atmospheric imbalance.
Had yet another collision leaving the pub. went home quietly and took the garden hose from the back of the house then went to a field track within sight of his mothers house and did the hose from the exhaust to the car window act.
This hedgehog with its green leather hose comes from the quality Waldfreunde collection and were directly imported from Germany.
Draining the coolant is done by removing the lower radiator hose from the motor followed by removing the drain bolts from the side of both cylinders.
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