[rooz; Scot. also rœz]Chiefly Scot.
Origin of roose
1150–1200; Middle English rosen < Old Norse hrōsa to praise
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Examples from the Web for roose
Roose was careful to let evangelicals explain their beliefs for themselves and sometimes, to fall on their own swords.
"I don't think a student has ever asked me that," the dean told Roose.
By a retrospective law, Roose was sentenced to be boiled to death, which was done accordingly.
Begins, “The roose as saith the philosopher Plinius hath doble verteus.”The Old English Herbals
Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
And after dinner, in the drawing-room, Lady Cecilia did introduce me to two girls—the Roose girls—you know.The Visits of Elizabeth
And this is a perfectly serious question, although it certainly sounds as if it were only intended for a Roose.
Word Origin and History for roose
c.1200, "to boast;" c.1300, "to praise," Scottish dialect, from Old Norse hrosa "to boast of, to praise." Related: Roosed; roosing. Also as a noun from c.1200.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper