Boose

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Boose A stall or a crib for an ox, cow, or other animal.
    • v. i Boose To drink excessively. See Booze.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n boose A stall or inclosure for cattle. Also boosy, bouse.
    • n boose See booze.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Boose . See Bouse.
    • v.i Boose to drink deeply
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. bōs, bōsig,; akin to Icel. bāss, Sw. bås, Dan. baas, stall, G. banse, Goth. bansts, barn, Skr. bhāsas, stall. √252
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Dut. buysen, to drink deeply—buis, a tube or flask; allied to Box.

Usage

In literature:

Some of us was goin' back, though in the end we all went into Mulgatown and had a boose up with the boss.
"Joe Wilson and His Mates" by Henry Lawson
To which particular boosing shed?...
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Why, you would not be boosing till lightman's in a square crib like mine, as if you were in a flash panny.
"Pelham, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Mostly sharpers in the boosing-kens.
"Romance" by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
A boose, a blue fright, two years' hard, and the police hot-foot after us even now.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XV" by Robert Louis Stevenson
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In news:

Terry Boose understands all the issues and, while you may not agree with him on each one, he does an excellent job making sense of the complex issues and factors in state government.
Georgetown — Evelyn Ruth (Snyder) Boose , 88, passed away peacefully on October 22, 2012 at her home in Georgetown.
Boose understands local frustration.
State Rep Terry Boose (R-Norwalk Township) said Wednesday he remembers what it's like to be a county commissioner.
Boose served in that role in Huron County from 1997 to 2004.
Greenbrier High School baseball standout Hunter Boose on Wednesday made official his decision to stay close to home.
Adam Boose returns to Dare Waves, Wednesday February 7th.
Adam Boose , formerly of Furnace St, and currently in Brandston, will stop by Dare Waves on Wednesday, February 7th, sometime between 7:30 and 10:00PM.
Greenbrier shortstop Hunter Boose finishes a double play before Cody McAllister can break it up in the top of the 2nd inning Wednesday night.
Deputy coroner Kenneth Boose identified the man who was slain as 20-year-old De'John Grant.
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In science:

Generation of rules with certainty and confidence factors from incomplete and incoherent learning bases. In J. Boose, B. Gaines, and M. Linster, editors, Proc. of EKAW'88, pages 28_1 _ 28_20. 1988. H.
Interestingness Measure for Mining Spatial Gene Expression Data using Association Rule
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