Found 2 items, similar to Souse.
English → English
n 1: a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually [syn: alcoholic
2: pork trimmings chopped and pickled and jelled
3: the act of making something completely wet; “he gave it a
v 1: cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; “souse water on his hot
2: immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or
saturate; “dip the garment into the cleaning solution”
“dip the brush into the paint”
3: become drunk or drink excessively [syn: soak
hit it up
4: cook in a marinade; “souse herring”
English → English
, v. i. [Probably fr. OF. sors, p. p. of sordre to
rise, and first used of an upward swood, then of a swoop in
general, but also confused with Souse
, v. t. See Source
To swoop or plunge, as a bird upon its prey; to fall
suddenly; to rush with speed; to make a sudden attack.
For then I viewed his plunge and souse
Into the foamy main. --Marston.
Jove's bird will souse upon the timorous hare. --J.
, Souse \Souse\
(F. s[=oo]; colloq. Eng. sous), n.
A corrupt form of Sou. [Obs.] --Colman, the Elder.
, n. [OF. sausse. See Sauce
.] [Written also
, and sowse
1. Pickle made with salt.
2. Something kept or steeped in pickle; esp., the pickled
ears, feet, etc., of swine.
And he that can rear up a pig in his house,
Hath cheaper his bacon, and sweeter his souse.
3. The ear; especially, a hog's ear. [Prov. Eng.]
4. The act of sousing; a plunging into water.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Soused
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [Cf. F. saucer to wet with sauce. See Souse
1. To steep in pickle; to pickle. “A soused gurnet.”
2. To plunge or immerse in water or any liquid.
They soused me over head and ears in water.
3. To drench, as by an immersion; to wet throughly.
Although I be well soused in this shower.
, v. t.
To pounce upon. [R.]
[The gallant monarch] like eagle o'er his serie towers,
To souse annoyance that comes near his nest. --Shak.
The act of sousing, or swooping.
As a falcon fair
That once hath failed or her souse full near.
With a sudden swoop; violently. --Young.