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ALL IN FAVO(U)R OF THIS BRITISH VS. AMERICAN ENGLISH QUIZ
There's an ocean of difference between the way people speak English in the US vs. the UK. Are your language skills up to the task of telling the difference? Let's find out!
Question 1 of 7
True or false? British English and American English are only different when it comes to slang words.
Word Origin for hoast
from Old Norse
Words nearby hoast
hoarsen, hoary, hoary cress, hoary-headed, hoary marmot, hoast, hoatching, hoatzin, hoax, hob, Hoban
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How to use hoast in a sentence
So he shouted out, "Minister, may a puir body like me noo gie a hoast?"Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character|Edward Bannerman Ramsay
The third part of the hoast went to Meulanc, a verie strong towne compassed about with the riuer of Seine.Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (3 of 6): England (2 of 9)|Raphael Holinshed
Try some o' thae black currants; they're graund for a hoast.
"Donacha Breck's widow was over before we were up to-day, for something for her hoast," she said.Gilian The Dreamer|Neil Munro
It 's little she says aboot hersel, but she 's hed a hoast (cough) for sax months, an' a' gither her breath 's failin'.