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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bowse  \Bowse\,  n. 
  A  carouse;  a  drinking  bout;  a  booze. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bowse  \Bowse\,  v.  i.  [See  {Booze},  and  {Bouse}.] 
  1.  To  carouse;  to  bouse;  to  booze.  --De  Quincey. 
 
  2.  (Naut.)  To  pull  or  haul;  as  to  bowse  upon  a  tack;  to 
  bowse  away  i.  e.,  to  pull  all  together. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bowse 
  v  :  haul  with  a  tackle  [syn:  {bouse}] 




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