hoose

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English hous, hus, from Old English hūs (dwelling, shelter, house), from Proto-Germanic *hūsą, of unknown origin. Cognate with Scots hoose.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hoose (plural hooses)

  1. (Geordie and Scotland) house

References[edit]

  • The New Geordie Dictionary, Frank Graham, 1987, ISBN 0946928118
  • Todd's Geordie Words and Phrases, George Todd, Newcastle, 1977[1]
  • Newcastle 1970s, Scott Dobson and Dick Irwin, [2]

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English hous, hus, from Old English hūs (dwelling, shelter, house), from Proto-Germanic *hūsą, of unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • hUs, /hUs/

Noun[edit]

hoose (plural hooses)

  1. An abode of a human being, a place that a human built to live in; a house.