Meaning of HOSE in English

HOSE

I. hose 1 /həʊz $ hoʊz/ BrE AmE noun

[ Language: Old English ; Origin: hosa 'leg-covering' ]

1 . [countable] British English a long rubber or plastic tube that can be moved and bent to put water onto fires, gardens etc SYN hosepipe British English

2 . [uncountable] ↑ tights , ↑ stocking s , or socks – used especially in shops SYN hosiery

II. hose 2 BrE AmE verb [transitive]

1 . to wash or pour water over something or someone, using a hose

hose something/somebody down

Would you hose down the car for me?

2 . American English informal to cheat or deceive someone

III. ho ‧ sier ‧ y /ˈhəʊzjəri $ ˈhoʊʒəri/ BrE AmE ( also hose ) noun [uncountable]

a general word for ↑ tights , ↑ stocking s , or socks, used in shops and in the clothing industry

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.