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- n. Obsolete form of souse.
- n. this sense?) (rare) collective noun for a group of lions
- v. Obsolete form of souse.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- See souse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete spelling of souse, souse.
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My flame, while it still burns steady, and not sowse it
Of coorse I went sowse into the water, and had only time to give out one awful yell when the water shut me up.
You've seen a boy a slidin on a most beautiful smooth bit of ice, ha'nt you, larfin, and hoopin, and hallooin like one possessed, when presently sowse he goes in over head and ears?
You've seen a boy a-slidin 'on a most beautiful smooth bit of ice, hain't you, larfin', and hoopin ', and hallooin' like one possessed, when presently sowse he goes in over head and ears?
Again, _Berinthia_ incourages _Amanda_ to play the _Whore_; and then sowse upon _Don Quixot_, [Footnote: p. 74.] when there is not so much as one little tiny todpol of _Smut_, that I know of, unless he creates it -- Yet I am Crambo'd with, _who, with low, nauseous Bawdry fills his
_ Those Gentlemen, Sir _Harry_, you're pleas'd to term scoundrels, I honour; he that takes sanctuary in the _Fleet_, has an immediate place in my Heart; the Heroes of the _Mint_ are a formidable Body, magnanimously sowse ev'ry Fellow in a Ditch that dares to infringe their Liberties; he that's committed to _Newgate_ is in a fair way to Immortality; -- He that stands in the Pillory is exalted to a very high Station; the Observator is my very good Friend; and he that writes the Review a Person of a most incomparable Assurance.
2.88.6: The stormy blastes her caue so sore did sowse: