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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hose /ˈhoz/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hose n.; pl. Hose, formerly Hosen
 1. Close-fitting trousers or breeches, as formerly worn, reaching to the knee.
    These men were bound in their coats, their hosen, and their hats, and their other garments.   --Dan. iii. 21.
 His youthful hose, well saved, a world too wide
 For his shrunk shank.   --Shak.
 2. Covering for the feet and lower part of the legs; a stocking or stockings.
 3. A flexible pipe, made of leather, India rubber, or other material, and used for conveying fluids, especially water, from a faucet, hydrant, or fire engine.
 Hose carriage, Hose cart, or Hose truck, a wheeled vehicle fitted for conveying hose for extinguishing fires.
 Hose company, a company of men appointed to bring and manage hose in the extinguishing of fires. [U.S.]
 Hose coupling, coupling with interlocking parts for uniting hose, end to end.
 Hose wrench, a spanner for turning hose couplings, to unite or disconnect them.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British
           include underwear as hosiery) [syn: hosiery]
      2: man's garment of the 16th and 17th centuries; worn with a
         doublet [syn: tights]
      3: a flexible pipe for conveying a liquid or gas [syn: hosepipe]
      v : water with a hose; "hose the lawn" [syn: hose down]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (Dan. 3:21), a tunic or undergarment.