See also: Hoss

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Variant of horse.

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NounEdit

hoss (countable and uncountable, plural hosses)

  1. (Southern US, slang) Eye dialect spelling of horse.
  2. (Southern US, slang) A big, strong and respected or dependable person, usually a man; one who is large like a horse.
  3. (Southern US, slang, often capitalized) Term of address for a man.
    What's up, hoss?
  4. (Northwestern US, slang) A car.

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hoss

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by korleis