scouse

[ skous ]
/ skaʊs /

noun British Nautical.

a baked dish or stew made usually with meat and hardtack.

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Origin of scouse

First recorded in 1830–40; short for lobscouse
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British Dictionary definitions for scouse (1 of 2)

scouse
/ (skaʊs) /

noun

Liverpool dialect a stew made from left-over meat

Word Origin for scouse

C19: shortened from lobscouse

British Dictionary definitions for scouse (2 of 2)

Scouse
/ (skaʊs) British informal /

noun

Also called: Scouser a person who lives in or comes from Liverpool
the dialect spoken by such a person

adjective

of or from Liverpool; Liverpudlian

Word Origin for Scouse

C20: from scouse
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