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Language: Old English
Origin: hosa 'leg-covering'

hose

1 noun
     
Related topics: Daily Life, Clothes, Gardening
hose1
1DDLG [countable] British English a long rubber or plastic tube which can be moved and bent to put water onto fires, gardens etc [= hosepipe British English]
2DCC [uncountable] tights, stockings, or socks - used especially in shops [= hosiery]

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