Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)

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Bowse (Page: 172)

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.

Bowse (Page: 172)

Bowse, n. A carouse; a drinking bout; a booze.