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.
And after dinner, in the drawing-room, Lady Cecilia did introduce me to two girls—the roose girls—you know.
Begins, “The roose as saith the philosopher Plinius hath doble verteus.”
And this is a perfectly serious question, although it certainly sounds as if it were only intended for a 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.