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  • n. Plural form of hoose.

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Examples

  • And luik upo 'this bit hoosie,' at I ca 'my ain, and they a' helpit me to bigg, but as a lean-to til the hoose at hame, for I'm no awa frae it or them -- jist as that hoose and this hoose and a 'the hooses are a' jist but bairnies 'hooses, biggit by themsels aboot the big flure o' thy kitchie and i 'the neuks o' the same -- wi 'yer ain truffs and stanes and divots, sir.'

    Heather and Snow

  • Butt no wun new, an i didid nawt answer wen dey awl yelled “Kaaaaafffffeeeee” sew dey foughted I wuz losted or had falleded inna wun ub da beeg holes furr da noo hooses being bilt awl round us.

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  • Look at the hooses we live in; the gentry wadna 'keep their dogs in them.

    The Underworld The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner

  • London there are mair wee hooses; folk don't live in apartments and flats as much as they do in New York.

    Between You and Me

  • And in their een, dinna doot it, the old, grey fronts o 'the hooses were green trees.

    Between You and Me

  • And a 'the time, God help us, we were like those folk that dwell in their wee hooses on the slopes of Vesuvius -- puir folk and wee hooses that may be swept awa' any day by an eruption of the volcano.

    Between You and Me

  • I gae a walkin 'in the city, and the walls o' the hooses press in upon me as if they would be squeezing the breath frae ma body.

    Between You and Me

  • He'll burn their hooses, take their very claes, and strip them to the very sark.

    The Naval History of the United States Volume 1 (of 2)

  • I mind o 'the Leddy Partan an' Mistress Girnigo, the king's jeweller's wife haein 'a fair even-doon fecht a' aboot wha was to hae the pick o 'the hooses on the stair.

    The Lilac Sunbonnet

  • Then he had a bit crack in twa-three o 'the hooses wi' the auld wives that wasna at the wark, though he has nae mair members in the clauchan, them bein 'a' Auld

    Bog-Myrtle and Peat Tales Chiefly of Galloway Gathered from the Years 1889 to 1895

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