noun British Nautical.
Origin of scouse
Examples from the Web for scouse
Better all lay in a good foundation of scouse and sody biscuit.The Corner House Girls Under Canvas|Grace Brooks Hill
Even a scouse of mouldy biscuit met the approval of Loolowcan.Mount Rainier|Various
For the noon meal we had only one dish, which was "scouse," a mixture of meat and potatoes, thoroughly boiled in water.Wanderlust|Robert R. (Robert Rice) Reynolds
At supper we had a cup of coffee to finish the quarter-ration of food, which was made into a scouse as before.The Last Cruise of the Saginaw|George H. Read
We called the captain, and requested him to inspect the pan of scouse.Round Cape Horn|Joseph Lamson
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Word Origin for scouse
British Dictionary definitions for scouse (2 of 2)
Word Origin for Scouse
Word Origin and History for scouse
1840, short for lobscouse "a sailor's stew made of meat, vegetables, and hardtack," of uncertain origin (cf. loblolly); transferred sense of "native or inhabitant of Liverpool" (where the stew is a characteristic dish) is recorded from 1945. In reference to the regional dialect, from 1963. Related: Scouser (1959).