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souse



Pronunciation: (sous), [key]
v., soused, sous•ing,
n.


v.t.
1. to plunge into water or other liquid; immerse.
2. to drench, as with water.
3. to dash or pour, as water.
4. to steep in pickling brine; pickle.

v.i.
1. to plunge into water or other liquid.
2. to be soaked or drenched.
3. to be steeping or soaking in something.

n.
1. an act of sousing.
2. something kept or steeped in pickle, esp. the head, ears, and feet of a pig.
3. a liquid used as a pickle.
4. Slang.a drunkard.

souse



Pronunciation: (sous), [key]
v., soused, sous•ing,
n.
Archaic.

v.i.
to swoop down.

v.t.
to swoop or pounce upon.

n. Falconry.
1. a rising while in flight.
2. a swooping or pouncing.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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