Definition of Sowses

1. sowse [v] - See also: sowse



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sowses

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

Literary usage of Sowses

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

1. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1882)
"Their women also suffer their haire to hang loosely about their shoulders." In that same town he saw wooden shoes for sale, the price being " two sowses, ..."

2. Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century.: Consisting by John Nichols (1817)
"... that they immediately turn themselves belly upwards; upon which he sowses down perpendicularly, like a stone, and seizes them in his talons 4-. ..."

3. Illustrations of the Literary History of the 18th Century: Consisting of edited by J. B. Nichols (1817)
"... that they immediately turn themselves belly upwards; upon which he sowses down perpendicularly, like a stone, and seizes them in his talons -f-. ..."

4. Coryat's Crudities: Hastily Gobled Up in Five Moneths Travells in France by Thomas Coryate, George Coryate (1905)
"I saw them worn in many other places also : they are usually sold for two sowses, which is two pence farthing. Thus much of Nevers. ..."

5. Coryat's Crudities: Hastily Gobled Up in Five Moneths Travells in France by Thomas Coryate, George Coryate (1905)
"I saw them worn in many other places also : they are usually sold for two sowses, which is two pence farthing. Thus much of Nevers. ..."

6. The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes by John Dryden (1808)
"But your battle has discretion; it picks out all the forward fools, and sowses them together into immortality. [Shouts and alarms within. ..."

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