Meaning of HOSE in English

HOSE

I. noun (plural ~ or ~s) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hosa stocking, husk; akin to Old High German hosa leg covering Date: before 12th century 1. plural ~ a. a cloth leg covering that sometimes covers the foot, stocking , sock , b. a close-fitting garment covering the legs and waist that is usually attached to a doublet by points, short breeches reaching to the knee, a flexible tube for conveying fluids (as from a faucet or hydrant), II. transitive verb (~d; hosing) Date: 1889 1. to spray, water, or wash with a ~, to fire automatic weapons at, to deprive of something due or expected ; trick , cheat

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