Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of hose.
  • noun A spraying or washing with a hose.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "We've been through it before," Larry Morton said, recalling hosing down the roof of his home as flames danced along the edge of his property.

    TheState.com: The Buzz

  • I am on the rowing team's "Hose & Hike," which consists of piling into a van on a Saturday afternoon, drinking beer en route to a women's college, finding a friendly bed to sleep in (with some hope of "hosing" the young lass), and then waking up Sunday morning to hike up and down a mountain.

    Tom Matlack: Big Island: On Why Opposites Attract

  • I am on the rowing team's "Hose & Hike," which consists of piling into a van on a Saturday afternoon, drinking beer en route to a women's college, finding a friendly bed to sleep in (with some hope of "hosing" the young lass), and then waking up Sunday morning to hike up and down a mountain.

    Big Island: On Why Opposites Attract

  • I wish the document used the opportunity this point presents of really "hosing" the Catholic Church for its responsibility for the divisions.

    Kicking against the goad

  • I wish the document used the opportunity this point presents of really "hosing" the Catholic Church for its responsibility for the divisions.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • But it is looking -- and you see them just kind of hosing this down with some kind of flame retardant.

    CNN Transcript Nov 20, 2007

  • I am still "hosing" myself at your comment ... ha ha!!!

    News24 Top Stories

  • Like MK, I was raised by my mama because my dad was the one doing the "hosing".

    Dlisted - Be Very Afraid

  • And Atty Kesten is doing nothing but "hosing" this town for huge fees.

    News from www.thesunchronicle.com

  • With traffic and temperature management measures such as hosing down sensitive parts of the bridge in summer, the agency still hopes to get up to 40 more years from the giant hollow box girder steel constructions added to the bridge in 1969.

    New Zealand Herald - Top Stories

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