boose

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English bose, boose, from Old English *bōs (attested in bōsih, bōsiġ (cow-stall)), from Proto-Germanic *bansaz, *bandsaz, *bandstiz (stall), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ- (to tie, bind).

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Noun[edit]

boose (plural booses)

  1. (dialect) A stall for an animal (usually a cow).
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)

Etymology 2[edit]

Middle English bousen (verb) and bouse (noun)

Noun[edit]

boose

  1. Alternative spelling of booze

Verb[edit]

boose (third-person singular simple present booses, present participle boosing, simple past and past participle boosed)

  1. Alternative spelling of booze

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