scouse

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n scouse a stew of meat and vegetables and hardtack that is eaten by sailors
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Scouse skous (Naut) A sailor's dish. Bread scouse contains no meat; lobscouse contains meat, etc. See Lobscouse.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n scouse Same as lobscouse.
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Usage

In literature:

We got our scous after this, but the negro logged the whole transaction, as one may suppose.
"Ned Myers" by James Fenimore Cooper
Even a scouse of mouldy biscuit met the approval of Loolowcan.
"Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, August, 1863, No. 70" by Various
Scouse, slumgullion, hushpuppy, dope without milk, and all sorts of things.
""Forward, March"" by Kirk Munroe
What is it to-day, scouse or lobscouse?
"The Stowaway Girl" by Louis Tracy
At supper we had a cup of coffee to finish the quarter-ration of food, which was made into a scouse as before.
"The Last Cruise of the Saginaw" by George H. Read
Tell that lazy Portugee to make some puddin' and tell him to get some bread scouse ready for the crew.
"Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors: Tales of 1812" by James Barnes
Better all lay in a good foundation of scouse and sody biscuit.
"The Corner House Girls Under Canvas" by Grace Brooks Hill
Gone are the days of scouse, lob scouse, skillagalee, burgoo, lob dominion.
"With the Battle Fleet" by Franklin Matthews
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In news:

It's called Scouse Brows, and it's plaguing the UK one stenciled-in eyebrow at a time.
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