• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Touse touz A pulling; a disturbance.
    • v. t. & i Touse To pull; to haul; to tear; to worry. "As a bear, whom angry curs have touzed ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • touse To tear or pull apart; rend.
    • touse To tease; comb.
    • touse To harass; worry; plague.
    • touse To pull about; handle roughly or carelessly; hence, to rumple; dishevel; tousle.
    • touse To bustle; exert one's self vigorously; struggle.
    • n touse A pull; a haul; a seizure; a disturbance.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Touse towz (Spens.) to pull, to tear, to tease or worry
    • pr.p Touse tous′ing; pa.p. toused
    • n Touse a pull: a disturbance
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. tosen,. √64. See tease, and cf. Tose Toze


In literature:

As they approached, the savages began to call out, in broken French, 'tous camarades oui hu!
"The Moravians in Labrador" by Anonymous
La liberte du genie et de l'art T'ouvre tous les tresors.
"The French Revolution" by R. M. Johnston
Il y auoit 200. personnes tous masquez, excepte vn nomme Ferrand.
"The Witch-cult in Western Europe" by Margaret Alice Murray
Je danse le polka avec tous mes amis!
"The Wind Bloweth" by Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
L'em ne l'apele pas, eynz vint tous jours.
"A Literary History of the English People" by Jean Jules Jusserand
We'll touse you Joint by joint, but we will know his purpose.
"The Works of William Shakespeare [Cambridge Edition] [9 vols.]" by William Shakespeare
We'll touse you Joint by joint, but we will know his purpose.
"Measure for Measure" by William Shakespeare
Mais leur presence eut bientot efface tous ces prejuges.
"The Conquest of Canada (Vol. 1 of 2)" by George Warburton
Nous avons tous passe par la!
"The Martian" by George Du Maurier
DUPUIS, C. F. Origine de tous les cultes, ou religion universelle (Paris, 1794; new ed., 1870).
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
Tous, jusqu'aux insectes, bruissaient sous l'herbe.
"The Beauties of Nature" by Sir John Lubbock
En France tous ceux qui possedent sont bien peu courageux!
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume III (of 3), 1854-1861" by Queen of Great Britain Victoria
Les noms substantifs sont tous de la troisieme personne, XXVII, 68.
"An Introductorie for to Lerne to Read, To Pronounce, and to Speke French Trewly" by Anonymous
Vendu chez tous les pharmaciens.
"Treatise on the Diseases of Women" by Lydia E. Pinkham
I 'spect there'll be a touse about getting him to go.
"A Noble Woman" by Ann S. Stephens
Le docteur Doellinger nous a rendu a tous un grand service.
"The History of Freedom" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
Tous les Moldaves et tous les Valaques seront, sans exception, admissibles aux emplois publics.
"Notes on the Diplomatic History of the Jewish Question" by Lucien Wolf
While here, the names of those announced conveyed tous a fair impression of the whole company.
"Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume II (of II)" by Charles James Lever
Il se trouva que la Barbe bleuee n'avoit point d'heritiers, & qu'ainsi sa femme demeura maitresse de tous ses biens.
"Popular Tales" by Charles Perrault
He translated Dupuis' Origine de tous les Cultes, became secretary to Murat, and died 10 Jan. 1821.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler

In poetry:

"Le winged horse avec acclaim
Was voted mon possession;
Je rode him tous les jours to fame;
Je led the whole procession.
"New England Magazine" by Ellis Parker Butler
He knew the secrets of the grass,
The burden of the hour,
He saw the fierce, bluff bumblebee
Touse many a clover flower.
"Pan In The Orchard" by Maurice Thompson
—"Ah!… Well, I had thought till my cheek was wet
Of my mother—her voice and mien
When she used to sing and pirouette,
And touse the tambourine
"Leipzig" by Thomas Hardy
"And whenever those notes in the street begin,
I recall her, and that far scene,
And her acting of how the Allies marched in,
And her touse of the tambourine!"
"Leipzig" by Thomas Hardy

In news:

The soundtrack from "Tous les Matins du Monde," overseen by the violist da gamba (.
Moshin Pinot Noir, Copain Chardonnay 'Tous Ensemble'.
Moshin Pinot Noir, Copain Chardonnay 'Tous Ensemble '.
In early 2013, two luxury retailers are set to open at Florida Mall : Tous and.
Tous sells jewelry and accessories.
Moshin Pinot Noir , Copain Chardonnay 'Tous Ensemble'.
Et si on Vivait Tous Ensemble.
"Rita" earrings $540, Tous, Westfield Garden State Plaza.
The welder comes with it's own portable cart and is ready touse as a no-gas welder using a flux-core wire.

In science:

Ils ne savent pas ce qu’ils perdent Tous ces sacr´es cabotins.
A Cylcotomic Investigation of the Fermat - Catalan Equation
Here is the opinion of Painlev´e ( pp. 10, 83, Oeuvres III pp. 196, 269) : “Me Kowalevski se propose de trouver tous les cas o`u le mouvement du solide est d´efini par des fonctions m´eromorphes de t qui poss`edent effectivement des pˆoles.
The Painlev\'e approach to nonlinear ordinary differential equations
The package also features a consistent implementation of photometry based on image subtraction, point spread function fitting and aperture photometry and provides easy-touse interfaces for comparisons and for picking the most suitable method for a particular problem.
FITSH -- a software package for image processing
Strelcyn,“Tous les nombres charact´eristiques de Lyapunov sont effectivement calculable”, C. R.
On the Validity of the Conjugate Pairing Rule for Lyapunov Exponents