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Well, they've hosed the place out; that's as much as can be expected, I suppose.

I stood before him, ashamed yet glad, hosed and doubleted like a boy, in the Summer Pavilion.

And the front porch has to be hosed off for Sunday; never mind the neighbors until my work's finished, son.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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