Touse
Touse Touse (touz), n. A pulling; a disturbance. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Touse — Touse, Touze Touze (touz), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Toused} (touzd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Tousing}.] [OE. tosen. [root]64. See {tease}, and cf. {Tose}, {Toze}.] To pull; to haul; to tear; to worry. [Prov. Eng.] Shak. [1913 Webster] As a bear, whom… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tousé — Tousé, ou tondu tout entour, Circuntonsus …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • touse — ca·touse; touse; …   English syllables

  • touse — I. transitive verb (toused; tousing) Etymology: Middle English tousen; akin to Old High German zirzūsōn to pull to pieces Date: 1598 rumple, tousle II. noun Date: 1795 a noisy disturbance …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • touse — /towz/; Scot. /toohz, toohs/, v., toused, tousing, n. Chiefly Brit. Dial. v.t. 1. to handle roughly; dishevel. v.i. 2. to struggle; tussle. n. 3. a commotion; rumpus. [1250 1300; ME t(o)usen, in betusen, fortusen to handle roughly (simple verb… …   Universalium

  • touse — 1. verb to pull to pieces 2. noun a noisy disturbance …   Wiktionary

  • touse — ventouse …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Touse — Eta yon bagay ki te long epi yon moun pliye pou li vini kout epi li vini gen pli. Yon bri ki soti tanzantan nan gòj yon moun ki gripe …   Definisyon 2500 mo Kreyòl

  • touse — I. verb or towse ˈtau̇z ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English tusen, tousen; akin to Frisian tūsen to pull, tear, Old High German zirzūsōn to pull to pieces transitive verb 1. : to pull or handle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Toused — Touse Touse, Touze Touze (touz), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Toused} (touzd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Tousing}.] [OE. tosen. [root]64. See {tease}, and cf. {Tose}, {Toze}.] To pull; to haul; to tear; to worry. [Prov. Eng.] Shak. [1913 Webster] As a bear,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”