EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HOSE
She turned the hose on the car and washed the dust from it carefully.
The reply came: "No shooting allowed in Park; use the hose."
The piece which the mastiff had torn from his hose did not discourage Boxtel.
I shouted scornfully, as they started to play the hose on her.
The hose is of heavy duck, sometimes double, sewn by machine.
I'll explain what I have in mind while we dig up this coil of hose.
And the cheering, O Shakib, was drowned by the hose of the sailors.
In seconds he had the hose end in one of the wing fuel-tanks.
The rustle of the hose along the hall floor was muffled by the greasy slime.
Hold this hose, coming from the water container, in your right hand.
late Old English, hosa "covering for the leg," from Proto-Germanic *husan (cf. Old Saxon, Old Norse hosa, Middle High German hose "covering for the leg," German Hose "trousers"), literally "covering," from PIE *(s)keu- "to cover, conceal" (see hide (n.1)). Old French hose, Old Spanish huesa are of Germanic origin. Sense of "flexible rubber tube for liquid" is first attested late 15c.