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Touse \Touse\, Touze \Touze\ (touz), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Toused (touzd); p. pr. & vb. n. Tousing.] [OE. tosen. To pull; to haul; to tear; to worry. [Prov. Eng.]

As a bear, whom angry curs have touzed.


Touse \Touse\ (touz), n. A pulling; a disturbance. [Prov. Eng.]


n. a noisy disturbance vb. (context transitive English) to pull to pieces

Usage examples of "touse".

He was now far too massive touse it himself, since the aereal path was getting old and brit-tle, but he didn't need to.

He told Wish to pull to a curb in front of Bamie’s Beanery and he jumped out touse the pay phone near the old bar’s screen door.

Tomas had touse all his willpower to remain upright, and Nakor gripped his staff as ifit was the only thing keeping him alive.

She realized, with a sinking feeling, that the commoditiesof womankind - beauty, wit, charm, allure must all now be put touse in the cause of the Acoma, along with whatever nativeintelligence the gods had granted her.

It was odd to see her as she watched the man, my father, crouching and talking to the little dog and laughing strangely when the little creature bit his nose and toused his beard.