lowse

[ adjective, adverb lohs; verb lohz ]
/ adjective, adverb loʊs; verb loʊz /
British Dialect

adjective, adverb, verb lows·er, lows·est,lowsed, lows·ing.

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British Dictionary definitions for lowse

lowse
/ (laʊz, laʊs) Scot /

adjective

loose

verb

(tr) to release; loose
(intr) to finish work
lowsing time the time at which work or school finishes; knocking-off time

Word Origin for lowse

a Scot variant of loose
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