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roose

[ rooz; Scots also rœz ]
/ ruz; Scots also rœz /
Chiefly Scot.
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verb (used with or without object), noun roosed, roos·ing,

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Origin of roose

1150–1200; Middle English rosen<Old Norse hrōsa to praise
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