Arse or ARSE may refer to:
- Arse, British English for the buttocks ("ass" in US English)
- Arse (district), a district in the South Tapanuli Regency, North Sumatra province, Sumatra, Indonesia
- River Arse, a river in the Ariège department of southern France
- Arylsulfatase E, an arylsulfatase gene
- Animal Research – Scientific and Experimental, a fictional animal research centre in the book The Plague Dogs
Arse is a district in the South Tapanuli Regency, North Sumatra province of Sumatra, Indonesia. It is located in the northern part of the island of Sumatra, around south-east of the city of Medan. The district of Arse lies to the south of Saipar Dolok Hole.
The nearest airport to Arse is Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport, near the city of Sibolga, approximately west of the district.
The district is divided into ten communities: Sipogu, Lancat, Natambang Roncitan, Nanggar Jati, Nanggar Jati Huta Padang, Aek Haminjon, Pardomuan, Dalihan Natolu, and the capital town Arse Nauli. As of the 2016 census, the population of Arse was estimated to be 8,012. The population is mostly Muslim, with a small number of Protestant Christians.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
abbr. (context biochemistry English) arylsulfatase E, an enzyme, deficiencies in which are associated with abnormalities in cartilage and bone development.
n. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?" [syn: buttocks, nates, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass]
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"buttocks," Old English ærs "tail, rump," from Proto-Germanic *arsoz (cognates: Old Saxon, Old High German, Old Norse ars, Middle Dutch ærs, German Arsch "buttock"), from PIE root *ors- "buttock, backside" (cognates: Greek orros "tail, rump, base of the spine," Hittite arrash, Armenian or "buttock," Old Irish err "tail"). Middle English had arse-winning "money obtained by prostitution" (late 14c.).
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Arse \Arse\ ([aum]rs), n. [AS. ears; [ae]rs; akin to OHG. ars. G. arsch, D. aars, Sw. ars, Dan. arts, Gr. ? (cf. o'yra` tail).] The buttocks, or hind part of an animal; the posteriors; the fundament; the bottom.
Usage examples of "arse".
As soon as the daily newspapers are done with, he rips them up in geometric squares and stores them in the cellar privy so that they all can wipe their arses with I them.
It was him founded the school for bogmen with bony arses then was it, I said.
I told him about the gardener and the Black and Tans and the bogmen and their bony arses and being locked in the boilerhouse and puffing fags and talking to the saints and St Teresa.
Admittedly he saved all our arses when the creatures broke through, but now Regis and Major Comber are worried sick he could be using his magic to influence their minds during the Talks.
They are good cocks, the little one in my cunny and the big one in my arse.
What he did not like was being sat on his arse in a decrepit sub office like Oxgangs for hours on end, catching calls, which in practice rarely came in, dealing with theoretical evil-doers who were, in practice, tucked up in bed.
Oldcourt now, which was a pain in the arse as it meant either snailing back up through the poxy village or hitting the motorway and getting snarled up in the mile long tailback of traffic taking the Killarney Bridge exit.
And while Bascombcoombs seemed convinced of his invincibility when it came to his Qubits and all this quantum nonsense, if somebody kicked in the door and started shooting, it would take a man who knew how to shoot back to save his brilliant arse.
As the referee moved in to break them up, Jackhammer Smit stepped backwards into him, sending the tiny referee arse over tip to the floor.
Da used to say ye werena drunk, so long as ye could find your arse with both hands.
Any road, from what Wieldy said about the lad, I wonder if he told them owt, except maybe that Wieldy was a punter after his arse.
My hand delightedly roved over the fat plump cheeks of her arse, stroking, caressing and pinching them, revelling in the firmness and elasticity of her flesh under its thin covering, Alice all the time, wriggling and squirming in horrible shame, imploring me almost incoherently to desist and finally getting so semi-hysterical, that I was compelled to suspend my exquisite game.
And shaking hands with me now will steer you arse over astragal into the salt mine.
Jeff imagined her arse being taught a lesson by the martinet he kept in his bedroom cupboard.
Gunning spread everything, and the bulky brig, from slopping like a wicker basket full offish, dug in her nose, and then her arse, and surged.