[rooz; Scot. also rœz]Chiefly Scot.
Origin of roose
1150–1200; Middle English rosen < Old Norse hrōsa to praise
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Related Words for roosingcongratulate, applaud, laud, commend, cajole, endorse, extol, toast, satisfy, glorify, magnify, felicitate, eulogize, sanction, please, hail, worship, soothe, exalt, cheer
Word Origin and History for roosing
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.
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