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Noun: hose (hoses,hose)  howz
  1. A flexible pipe for conveying a liquid or gas
    - hosepipe [Brit]
     
  2. [Brit] Socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear)
    - hosiery [Brit, Cdn]
     
  3. Man's close-fitting garment of the 16th and 17th centuries covering the legs and reaching up to the waist; worn with a doublet
Verb: hose  howz
  1. Water with a hose
    "hose the lawn";
    - hose down
     
  2. [N. Amer, informal] Deceive somebody
    "We hosed the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week";
    - flimflam [informal], play a joke on, play tricks, trick, fob [archaic], fox, pull a fast one on [informal], play a trick on, take for a ride [informal], pull a fast one [informal], sucker [N. Amer, informal]
     
  3. [N. Amer, informal] Render inoperable or ineffective
    "You hosed the alarm clock when you took it apart!";
    - break

Sounds like: horse, hoahose

Derived forms: hosed, hosing, hoses

Type of: cozen [literary], damage, deceive, delude, footwear, garment, irrigate, lead on, tube, tubing, water

Encyclopedia: Hose, John