verb (used with object), toused, tous·ing.
verb (used without object), toused, tous·ing.
IT’S A WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ BONANZA!
Origin of touse
Words nearby touse
Example sentences from the Web for touse
Ned, my boy, just tumble sleepy-headed Charlie there out of his comfortable nap, and touse him into his waking senses again.The Farmer Boy, and How He Became Commander-In-Chief|Morrison Heady
He gen'rally stirred up the most of his touse In hustling to save the outside of the house.The Book of Humorous Verse|Various
Now you'd better go out and find the man that started all this touse about a leadin' citizen.The Skipper and the Skipped|Holman Day
Douse, or Touse s. a smart blow, particularly on the face, ex.A Glossary of Provincial Words & Phrases in use in Somersetshire|Wadham Pigott Williams