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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English hāsnes; equivalent to hos +‎ -nesse.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɔːsnɛs/, /ˈhɔːrsnɛs/
  • (Northern ME) IPA(key): /ˈhɑːsnɛs/, /ˈhɑːrsnɛs/

NounEdit

hosnesse (uncountable) (rare)

  1. The quality of being hoarse.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: hoarseness

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