hosu
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine, Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hosu
e (an ?); f. (and ? hosa, an; m.; but perhaps hosa, Wrt. Voc. i. 81, 48, might be pl., or a mistake for hose (cf. eága for eáge, 70, 42, or for hosu) Hosa caliga vel ocrea, Wrt. Voc. i. 81, 48. Synd gesealde from þám abbode ealle neádbehéfe þing, þæt is . . . hosa (hosan, R. Ben I. 93, 9, calige ), R. Ben. 92, 3. Habbon hig tó fótgewǽdum hosa (hosan, R. Ben. I. 92, 1), 88, 14. Hý habbaþ pohhede hosa (caligas follicantes ), 136, 23. Gyf þú hosa habban wille, þonne stríc þú uppweard on þínum sceancum mid þínum twám handum, Tech. ii. 127, 12. II. a husk, pod Hose glumulá, An. Ox. 8, 94. Pisan hosa siliqua, Wrt. Voc. ii. 120, 58. See hosa in Dict. v. leþer-hosu, scin-hosu; lǽs-hosum.
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