Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete variant of ooze.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • obsolete See ooze.

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  • noun Mud.

Etymologies

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Partly from Middle English woose, wose, woos, from Old English wōs ("juice, liquor, sap"); partly from Middle English wose, wase, from Old English wāse, wase ("mud, mire, marsh, slime"). Cognate with Low German wees ("wet, ooze, mire"), German Wasen ("sod, turf"), Icelandic veisa ("mire, bog"). More at ooze.

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