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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
hose
I.noun
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a garden hose (=a long rubber tube used for watering a garden)
▪ He accidentally left the garden hose running.
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ NOUN
garden
▪ To continue the water analogy, it's like a fire hose and a garden hose.
▪ They must be kept evenly moist in drought with the garden hose.
▪ A tennis racket, a pair of flippers, a garden hose.
▪ He compared his scheme to the idea of lending a garden hose to a neighbor whose house was on fire.
▪ Then a piece of garden hose can be inserted in the top until it hits a moulded shoulder inside the tube.
▪ A garden hose is useful here to help.
pipe
▪ A hose pipe was connected to the exhaust. police said there were no suspicious circumstances.
▪ Divorced father-of-three Terry Liffen was found dead in his car with a hose pipe leading from the exhaust.
▪ On reaching the fire, Joseph jumped out and began wheeling off the thick long hose pipe from the engine.
▪ We kept the area very clean with water applied with a hose pipe.
▪ Use a board or a line as a guide when cutting straight edges or a length of hose pipe for curves.
▪ Watering with a hose pipe doesn't take long and weeding as a task hardly exists.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
play a hose/light on sth
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ According to those at the vigil, the police only checked on the hose twice before the massacre occurred at 4am.
▪ Follow that up with hot, soapy water and a hose over everything, and I suggest you do the underside first.
▪ Howard laid down the hose and went to turn off the water.
▪ The hose lead via a valve to the vacuum of space.
▪ The guy had an air hose around him when he was blowing on the cylinders.
▪ The men hopped to the tarmac and unraveled a rust-stained intestine of hose.
II.verb
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ Marcus tried to hose someone on a drug deal.
▪ You don't have to hose the car before washing it.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Because I enjoy bathing, washing up and hosing down the car, the concept appealed to me.
▪ It may need hosing at high pressure to get rid of any surface slime.
▪ New Zealands should be brushed off, hosed down and dried before you put them away for the summer.
▪ Riker brought the Huey up to a hover and hosed it over to go.
▪ They had hosed him down after that, then poured urine over him.
▪ They stepped into yellow coveralls, hosed the boat.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Hose

Hose \Hose\ (h[=o]z), n.; pl. Hose, formerly Hosen (h[=o]"z'n). [AS. hose; akin to D. hoos, G. hose breeches, OHG. hosa, Icel. hosa stocking, gather, Dan. hose stocking; cf. Russ. koshulia a fur jacket.]

  1. Close-fitting trousers or breeches, as formerly worn, reaching to the knee.

    These men were bound in their coats, their hosen, and their hats, and their other garments.
    --Dan. iii. 21.

    His youthful hose, well saved, a world too wide For his shrunk shank.
    --Shak.

  2. Covering for the feet and lower part of the legs; a stocking or stockings.

  3. A flexible pipe, made of leather, India rubber, or other material, and used for conveying fluids, especially water, from a faucet, hydrant, or fire engine.

    Hose carriage, Hose cart, or Hose truck, a wheeled vehicle fitted for conveying hose for extinguishing fires.

    Hose company, a company of men appointed to bring and manage hose in the extinguishing of fires. [U.S.]

    Hose coupling, coupling with interlocking parts for uniting hose, end to end.

    Hose wrench, a spanner for turning hose couplings, to unite or disconnect them.

Hose

Hose \Hose\ (h[=o]z), n.; pl. Hose, formerly Hosen (h[=o]"z'n). [AS. hose; akin to D. hoos, G. hose breeches, OHG. hosa, Icel. hosa stocking, gather, Dan. hose stocking; cf. Russ. koshulia a fur jacket.]

  1. Close-fitting trousers or breeches, as formerly worn, reaching to the knee.

    These men were bound in their coats, their hosen, and their hats, and their other garments.
    --Dan. iii. 21.

    His youthful hose, well saved, a world too wide For his shrunk shank.
    --Shak.

  2. Covering for the feet and lower part of the legs; a stocking or stockings.

  3. A flexible pipe, made of leather, India rubber, or other material, and used for conveying fluids, especially water, from a faucet, hydrant, or fire engine.

    Hose carriage, Hose cart, or Hose truck, a wheeled vehicle fitted for conveying hose for extinguishing fires.

    Hose company, a company of men appointed to bring and manage hose in the extinguishing of fires. [U.S.]

    Hose coupling, coupling with interlocking parts for uniting hose, end to end.

    Hose wrench, a spanner for turning hose couplings, to unite or disconnect them.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
hose

c.1300, "to furnish with stockings," from hose (n.). Meaning "to water down with a hose" is from 1889. Related: Hosed; hosing.

hose

late Old English, hosa "covering for the leg," from Proto-Germanic *husan (cognates: Old Saxon, Old Norse hosa, Middle High German hose "covering for the leg," German Hose "trousers"), literally "covering," from PIE *(s)keu- "to cover, conceal" (see hide (n.1)). Old French hose, Old Spanish huesa are of Germanic origin. Sense of "flexible rubber tube for liquid" is first attested late 15c.

Wiktionary
hose

n. 1 (context countable English) A flexible tube conveying water or other fluid. 2 (context uncountable English) A stocking-like garment worn on the legs; pantyhose, women's tights. 3 (context obsolete English) Close-fitting trousers or breeches, reaching to the knee. vb. (context transitive English) To water or spray with a hose.

WordNet
hose

v. water with a hose; "hose the lawn" [syn: hose down]

hose
  1. n. socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear as hosiery) [syn: hosiery]

  2. man's garment of the 16th and 17th centuries; worn with a doublet [syn: tights]

  3. a flexible pipe for conveying a liquid or gas [syn: hosepipe]

Wikipedia
HOSE

HOSE (aka H.O.S.E or S.H.O.E.) is a term used for playing a mixed game of poker consisting of four different poker games.

  • H stands for Hold'em
  • O for Omaha Eight or Better
  • S for 7 Card Stud
  • E for 7 Card Stud Eight or Better

This form of poker is considered harder and not for beginners since it requires players to be skilled at many different forms of poker to succeed.It is also commonly played at casino tables. Players must have a great deal of concentration as well to not confuse which game is being played.

Hose (clothing)

Hose are any of various styles of men's clothing for the legs and lower body, worn from the Middle Ages through the 17th century, when the term fell out of use in favor of breeches and stockings. (See also trousers.) The old plural form of "hose" was hosen. The French equivalent was chausses.

Hose (band)

Hose is an "artcore" band from the 1980s founded by producer and Def Jam creator Rick Rubin. Hose's 12-inch EP was the first recording released with the Def Jam logo.

Hose (disambiguation)

A hose is a flexible hollow tube designed to carry fluids from one location to another.

Hose may also refer to:

Hose (album)

Hose is the eponymous debut album of Hose. It was released in 1983 on Def Jam.

Hose (surname)

Hose is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Brutil Hose (born 1979), soccer player
  • Charles Hose (1863–1929), British ethnologist
  • Henry Hose
  • Josh Hose (born 1986), Australian wheelchair rugby player
  • Sam Hose, African American worker lynched in 1899
  • Simon Hose (born 1967), Australian rules footballer

Usage examples of "hose".

Van Duyn was ahorse with his rifle and was followed by the deCourteneys, with Gabrielle in boyish hose and jerkin, and the other eleven, mostly young, with two women among them.

I shall take leave to say that to throw away a new doublet of murry taffeta and a pair of stocks broidered with gold quirks about the ankles, not to make mention of a set of silver aiglets and a pair of trunk hose scarce worn, passeth the bounds of prodigality.

The young Arend had changed out of his garish clothing and now wore brown hose, a green tunic, and a dark-brown wool cape.

She failed by five, and was sentenced to a birthday birching which Maude herself applied whilst Alice was, still blind folded, undressed down to camisole and elegant black silk hose with purple rosette garters and tied with her arms in cross and her thighs widely yawned apart in the middle of the room, cords fixing to wrists and ankles being fixed at their other ends in turn to hooks set into the cellar wall.

Clad in a hunting vest with woollen hose, he was engaged in making horse-hair springes for snipes and plover, while his eyes brightened as he beheld the bittern, and he vouchsafed a quiet nod to our salutations.

Now, astonishingly, on that morning, as Nancy Floyd watched from the George Washington Bridge, Ronnie Bucca was on the seventy-eighth floor of the South Tower with a hose in his hand, trying to beat back the flames.

Three of us dived on the wreck - Chubby, Sherry and myself - and we manhandled the stiff black snake of the hose through the gunport and up into the breach through the well of the hold.

Once a free-limbed page in hose, Baby-Rosalind in flower, Cloakless, shrinking, in that hour How our reverent passion rose, How our fine desire you won.

Unless it was bleeding badly enough to soak through her leather hose, there was no point in making her colder by undressing her here in the snow.

Birdie Crull, before he joined the mad departure, had thrust the end of the hose above the grating.

He might not have his hose and doublet on, but Anne Darner still seemed to find him smashing.

He made further long, crooning moans while Derk played the hose over him outside it, but that seemed to be because he had started to feel his bruises.

Norden dussens or hampshire kersies lynd the hose with skins, dublets with lynen of gilford or gedlyman kerseys.

He pulled his elasticized jeans above the hemline of the dress, revealing opaque support hose.

His golden brown beard was well groomed, his legs, encased in tight hose, were long and muscular.