fosse uses poetic dialogue, with rhythmic repetitions and silences, to dramatize life and loneliness.
One such thing is Katie Holmes slinking around in all-black and doing her best fosse while crooning “Hit Me With a Hot Note.”
Like fosse did with Cabaret, Marshall excised two major characters: the Narrator and the Mysterious Man.
I want to be the next Mr. fosse, and put musicals together and create my own movement.
The fosse has since been filled up, on account of the malaria produced by the stagnant water which it contained.
Then she returned, took her banner, and stood on the brink of the fosse.
He looked over the railing of the fosse to find the old silence undisturbed.
He leaped from the wall into the fosse, a height of thirty feet and upwards.
Then hours passed away; for the fosse would have to be emptied before the drain leading from the dungeon could be opened.
The Count is at this moment cooling his heels in the fosse cell.
early 14c. (late 13c. in place names), "ditch, trench," mid-15c., from Old French fosse "ditch, grave, dungeon" (12c.), from Latin fossa "ditch," in full fossa terra, literally "dug earth," from fem. past participle of fodere "to dig" (see fossil).
The Fosse-way (early 12c.), one of the four great Roman roads of Britain, probably was so called from the ditch on either side of it.