Definition of Sowsed
1. sowse [v] - See also: sowse
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Literary usage of Sowsed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. La Mort D'Arthure: The History of King Arthur and of the Knights of the by Thomas Malory (1858)
"How sir Tristram sowsed sir Dagonet in a well, and how sir Palomides sent a ... Right so sir Tristram came to them, and first he sowsed sir Dagonet in that ..."
2. La Mort D'Arthure: The History of King Arthur and of the Knights of the by Thomas Malory (1866)
"How sir Tristram sowsed sir Dagonet in a well, and how sir Palomides sent a ... and first he sowsed sir Dagonet in that well, and after his squiers, ..."
3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1878)
"The hinder parts being cut off, they are first drawne with lard, and then sodden; being sodden, they are sowsed in claret wine and vineger a certeine space ..."
4. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"... sowsed, pickled, salted ;' Florio. This is the pp. of »alare, ' to salt ;' id. — Ital. sal, sale, salt. - L. sal, salt. See Salt, [t] SALAAM, ..."
5. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"... and Forby says the term is applied to the paunch of an animal, usually sold for dogs' meat. " An hogshead of brawne readie sowsed," Harrison, p. 222. ..."
6. Catholicon anglicum: an English-Latin wordbook, dated 1483 by Sidney John Hervon Herrtage (1881)
"The hinder parts being cut off, they are first drawne with lard, and then sodden ; being sodden they are sowsed in claret wine and vineger a certeine space, ..."
7. The Greek Romances in Elizabethan Prose Fiction by Samuel Lee Wolff (1912)
"... which now by the sinister meanes of frowning Fortune am sowsed in the seas of sorrow." And Castania (ib., 182): " Let froward fortune favor whom she ..."