Definition of Boose

1. n. A stall or a crib for an ox, cow, or other animal.



2. v. i. To drink excessively. See Booze.

Definition of Boose

1. Noun. (dialect) A stall for an animal (usually a cow). ¹

2. Noun. (alternative spelling of booze) ¹

3. Verb. (alternative spelling of booze) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Boose

1. booze [v BOOSED, BOOSING, BOOSES] - See also: booze

Lexicographical Neighbors of Boose

boord
boorde
boordes
boords
boorish
boorishly
boorishness
boorishnesses
boorka
boorkas
boors
boortree
boortrees
booru
boos
boose (current term)
boosed
booser
boosers
booses
booshway
booshways
boosies
boosing
boost
boost up
boosted
booster
booster amplifier

Literary usage of Boose

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini (1910)
"The boose in Via Chiara with other trifles fell to the share of one of the said sons, bad the name of Andrea. He also took wife, and had male children. ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1887)
"Mag. Lib. (Dialect), p. 330 ; Davidson's Bibl. Devon, pp. 5, 2U, 186; boose and Courtney's Bibl. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"... boose- less tramps, wanderers. (Harlotry), a prostitute who has either deserted her husband or been abandoned by him. ..."

4. The Library Association Record by Library Association (1906)
"BY JR boose", LIBRARIAN, ROYAL COLONIAL INSTITUTE, LONDON. Ward. 8vo. 12/6 net. Clifford (Hugh). Further India: being the story of exploration from the ..."

5. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey, John Wood Warter (1855)
"... and irritated at being thus turned out of his own boose, set fire to it and fled to Madrid ; there he wrote this epigram, ..."

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