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oose

/ (uːs) /
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noun

Scot dialect dust; fluff

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Derived forms of oose

oosy, adjective

Word Origin for oose

of unknown origin
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Example sentences from the Web for oose

  • In huss, the German for goose, we may recognise the oose without its adjectival ‘g’.

    Archaic England|Harold Bayley
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