bouse


bouse
bouse1
/bows, bowz/, v.t., boused, bousing. Naut.
to haul with tackle.
Also, bowse.
[1585-95; of uncert. orig.]
bouse2
/boohz, bowz/, n., v., boused, bousing.
n.
1. liquor or drink.
2. a drinking bout; carouse.
v.t., v.i.
3. to drink, esp. to excess.
Also, bowse.
[1250-1300; ME bous strong drink < MD busen drink to excess; cf. BOOZE]

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