Definition of Sowse

1. n. & v. See Souse.



Definition of Sowse

1. to pickle [v SOWSED, SOWSING, SOWSES] - See also: pickle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sowse

sowm
sowmed
sowming
sowms
sown
sownd
sownded
sownding
sownds
sowne
sownes
sowp
sowps
sowre
sows
sowse (current term)
sowsed
sowses
sowsing
sowsse
sowssed
sowsses
sowssing
sowter
sowters
sowth
sowthed
sowthing
sowths
sowwy

Literary usage of Sowse

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1. Compotus Rolls of the Obedientiaries of St. Swithun's Priory, Winchester by Priory of St. Swithun, George William Kitchin, Winchester Cathedral (1892)
"sowse for Ministrante 7 5* to 6} б ii 3 3 о « 4 3 2 «о 5 Total for the ... sowse for the Ministrants ... Entrée of Sub-Prior and Hoi - darían as Ministrants ..."

2. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1857)
"To put meat in brawn for pickle. (3) ». An animal's paunch. Norf. sowse-DRINK, ». Pickle. I had rather have any plain and homely entertainment, ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"See Surge. Der. re-source; and see sortie, re-surrection. SOUSE, pickle. (F..-L.) • A soi««d [pickled] gurnet ;' i Hen. IV, iv. 2. 13. ME sowse, souse. ..."

4. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1886)
"sowse-DRINK, ,v. Pickle. I had rather hare anv plain and homely entertainment, BO it be fresh and ..."

5. Dictionnaire anglais-franca̧is: et français-anglais by Abel Boyer, Nicholas Salmon, Louis Francoi̧s Fain (1821)
"V. Souce et sowse. Southeaster, Маг. vent de sud-est; south-wester, ... V. Souce et sowse. Sowing, s. l'action de semer, etc. Sowing-time. ..."

6. Suffolk Words and Phrases: Or, An Attempt to Collect the Lingual Localisms by Edward Moor (1823)
"Low's Mistress. Under Lugge, Nares gives as a Lincolnshire phrase when a mastiff is set upon a hog—" Sole him— seize him by the lug." sowse. ..."

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