Meaning of HOSE in English

HOSE

n.

Function: transitive verb

Inflected Form: hosed ; hos · ing

Date: 1889

1 a : to spray, water, or wash with a hose ― often used with down < hose down a stable floor> b slang : to fire automatic weapons at ― usually used with down

2 slang : to deprive of something due or expected : TRICK , CHEAT

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.