Meaning of HOSE in English
1》 a flexible tube conveying water, used chiefly for watering plants and in firefighting.
2》 [treated as plural ] stockings, socks, and tights.
↘ historical breeches.
■ verb water or spray with a ~.
OE hosa , of Gmc origin.
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004