hosa
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hosa
an; m. [or hose; f. (?) v. next word, and cf. other dialects] . I. a covering for the leg, HOSE Hosa caliga vel ocrea, Wrt. Voc. 81, 48. [Prompt. Parv. hose caliga, p. 248, see note: Laym. hose, v. 15216: R. Glouc. (in the corresponding passage) hose: A. R. hosen; pl: Chauc. hosen: Icel. hosa; f. a covering for the leg between the knee and the ankle, serving as a kind of legging or gaiter: O. H. Ger. hose; f. caliga: Ger. hose; f. breeches, hose.] II. a husk, a covering for a grain or seed [or is this a different word ?] Wilnade gefylle womb his of beánbælgum ł písum hósum cupiebat implere ventrem suum de siliquis, Lk. Skt. Lind. 15, 16. v. Jamieson's Dict. hose the seed-leaves of grain: vagina, the hose of corn, See also E. D. S. Reprinted Glossaries, No. 5.
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