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Definition of the noun souse
What does souse mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: souses
- a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
- pork trimmings chopped and pickled and jelled
- the act of making something completely wet
Alternative definition of the noun souse
- A corrupt form of [term, sou].
- A pickle made with salt.
- Something kept or steeped in pickle; esp., the pickled ears, feet, etc., of swine.
- The ear; especially, a hog's ear.
- [US, Appalachian] Pickled scrapple.
- A person suffering from the disease of alcoholism.
- [Caribbean] Pickled/ Boiled ears and feet of a pig
Definition of the verb souse
What does souse mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: soused | sousing | souses
- cover with liquid; pour liquid onto
- example: souse water on his hot face
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- synonyms of souse: douse / dowse / drench / soak / sop
- more generic word: wet = cause to become wet
- more specific words:
- brine = soak in brine
- bedraggle / draggle = make wet and dirty, as from rain
- bate = soak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments
- ret = place (flax, hemp, or jute) in liquid so as to promote loosening of the fibers from the woody tissue
- sluice / flush = irrigate with water from a sluice
- immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
- lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
- synonyms of souse: dip / douse / dunk / plunge
- more generic words: immerse / plunge = thrust or throw into
- more specific words:
- become drunk or drink excessively
- cook in a marinade
Alternative definition of the verb souse
- to immerse in liquid; to steep or drench
Souse is a musical group.
- album: "Push"
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Souse
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Bahamas For Dummies (2007)
by Darwin Porter, Danforth Prince
Chicken souse is a popular dish made with chicken, onion, sweet peppers, bay leaves, allspice, and other ingredients, as the ...
300 Flavor-Packed Recipes for All Kinds of Produce from Garden Or Market by Linda Ziedrich
Souse is an old English word for the cooked flesh of pigs' feet (or other pork trimmings) in aspic—that is, a tart, savory jelly. Sometimes the whole feet are covered in aspic, but in this recipe you remove the bones, thereby producing a more ...
by Melissa Shales
Souse is the meat from the head and feet, cooked long and slow and pickled with lime, onion, salt, cucumber and parsley. Also look out for the fancifully named cohobblopot, a highly spiced meat and okra stew. Right: Captain Bligh looked after ...
The true convert (1632)
or, An exposition upon the xv. chapter of st. Lukes gospell, containing three parables: the lost sheepe (The watchful shepheard), the lost groat (The good houswife), the lost sonne (The indulgent father). [3 pt., each with a special title-leaf]. by Nehemiah Rogers
yet that of the souse is the soarestibid. Fassing, necessary at some times, 316 something may bee eaten in the time of a Fá; if neede require, 16. Father, all are not dutiful! that call ...
Comprising a Condensed Account of Its Natural, Civil, and Ecclesiastical History, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time; Its Boundaries, Ancient, Parishes, and Recently Formed Parochial Districts and Chapelries, and Parliamentary and Municipal Divisions; Its Agriculture, Mineral Products, Manufactures, Shipping, Docks, Railways, and General Commerce; Its Public Buildings, Churches, Chapels, Parochial Registers, Landed Gentry, Heraldic Visitations, Local Biography, Schools, Charities, Sanitary Reports, Population, &c by William Fordyce
Usworth Souse is an elegant stone mansion, ...
The Living Age (1861)
Exquisite souse Is that cold ...
Being a Complete Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom; with Numerous Illustrations and Sixty Maps
Souse is a seat Wood Eaton (2), ha., pa. of and adjoining Chore* Eaton (q.v.), W. Staffs. Wood Eaves, ha., pa. of and 1J E. from JLr.
QUIRTo gentil 1 * Pleasant to feel, From head to heel, $quirto gentil Exquisite souse Is that cold water douse: | How it braces each \ 4, , , sim \ }; Of stout and of - slim : | And sets up one's muscle For workaday bustle. How it quickens the brain, ...
by John Walker
SOUS, souse, or soo, ». 815. A small denomination of French money. 'Hie first pronunciation of this word ...
London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge
SOUSE, n.s. & v.a. Belg. soute, salt; or rather Fr. sauce; Ital. salsa. Pickle of salt ...
In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained in Their Different Meanings, and Authorized by the Names of the Writers in Whose Works They are Found by Samuel Johnson
SOUSE. ». ». [soute, Dutch.] Pickle made of salt. Airy thing kept parboiled in salt- pickle. Tasser. The ear ; most properly that of a hog, from its being frequently pickled or soused. Grose. To SOUSE, v. a. To parboil ; or steep in pickle. Shakspcare ...
To which are Prefixed Principles of English Pronunciation, Rules to be Observed by the Natives of Scotland, Ireland, and London, for Avoiding Their Respective Peculiarities, and Directions to Foreigners ... The Whole Interspersed with Observations ... by John Walker
Sous, souse, or sAft, s. 315. A small denomination of French money.
by Samuel Johnson
SOUSE. ,. [/«/, salt, Dutch.] 1. Pickle made of salt. 1. Any thing kept parboiled in salt pickle. Tnf-r. T» SOUSE, „. a. [from the noun.] 1. Tobarboil, or steep in pickle. Pope. 2.
To which are Prefixed, Principles of English Pronunciation, Likewise, Rules to be Observed by the Natives of Scottland, Ireland and London, for Avoiding Their Respective Peculiarities : and Directions to Foreigners ... ; The Whole Interspersed with Observations, Etymological, Critical, and Grammatical by John Walker
Souse, souse, 8.
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Video shows what souse means. Something kept or steeped in brine The pickled ears, feet, etc., of swine. # Pickled scrapple. # Pickled or boiled ears and feet of ...
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Scrabble value of S1O1U1S1E1
The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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