What is the noun for hose?

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  1. One who operates a hose, e.g. a fire hose or a garden hose.
  2. (slang) One that hoses, i.e. hurts (someone) badly.
  3. (Canada, slang) A person (especially a farmer) who siphons gasoline out of a vehicle or piece of equipment.
  4. (Canada, slang) A person who hoses down a lake after a game of hockey, to return it to a smooth state.
  5. (Canada, slang) A clumsy, boorish person, especially an over-eating, beer-drinking man, or a man prone to petty infractions such as taking other people's food or drinks.
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  7. Examples:
    1. “Its really stupid, and he sounds like a total hoser who doesn't know anything.”
      “In Toronto one friend, no hoser, mind you, joined tens of thousands cheering and hugging on Queen Street.”
      “As for Ibiza, Dowse is clearly a hoser who is more at home in a hockey arena than at Manumission.”
  1. Undergarments worn on the legs, such as socks, stockings, and pantyhose.
  2. The business or art of a hosier; the practice of making hose.
  3. A shop selling such undergarments.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “The hosiery and intimate apparel manufacturer has expanded to casual wear and active wear.”
      “Using the techniques I learned in hosiery, we were able to quadruple our supermarket sales in two years.”
      “If it's winter, it's OK to wear dark hosiery like black tights to stay warm.”
  1. (countable) A flexible tube conveying water or other fluid.
  2. (uncountable) A stocking-like garment worn on the legs; pantyhose, women's tights.
  3. (obsolete) Close-fitting trousers or breeches, reaching to the knee.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “Along the way, we passed a fire fighter using a hose to soak smouldering roots with water.”
      “If so, should you wear hose with them or brave the cold?”
  1. (slang) An undesirable, boorish, unintelligent, or objectionable person; a hoser.
  1. One who deals in hose or stocking, or in goods knit or woven like hose.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Pepper continued as a director of the corporation through 1872 after being replaced as mill agent by Nottingham hosier Everard H. Martin.”
      “He was born in Soho, London, where he lived most of his life, and was son to a hosier and his wife, both Dissenters.”
      “He was the son of a hosier, whose real name was not O'Neill, as some have maintained.”
  1. A firefighter who carries and directs the hose.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Thanks to all who entered, and congratulations to our winner, Patricia Hoseman of Vicksburg.”
  1. (poetic, historical, archaic) plural of hose (the old-fashioned garment; stockings)
  2. Coverings for the legs; trousers; pants.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “So she did off hosen and shoon, and I led her by the hand, and it took her but up to mid-leg.”
      “Down the hill they come in hosen and their saddles are but light, And loose their girths.”
      “When he marked the falling glaive he deemed that his day had come, for he was a naked man, clad in nought but his shirt and hosen.”
  1. plural of hoseman
  1. plural of hosebag
  1. plural of hosier
  2. Examples:
    1. “In 1830, Bazin's invention was still at Ipswich and the inventor still dreamed of perfecting it so he could sell his patent rights to English hosiers.”
      “His first horse-driven factory was established at Nottingham to supply Midland hosiers in partnership with Samuel Need and Jedediah Strutt of Derby.”
      “By 1901 there were florists and grocers, hosiers, confectioners, fruiterers and boot makers, tailors, drapers, Corn merchants and shoesmiths up and down the High Street.”
  1. plural of hoser
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  3. Examples:
    1. “If the new generation of hosers agree, Sudbury could become the next hot spot in the Great White North.”
      “Submit entries via the Fray, and remember to include your e-mail in the unlikely event you are honored by our panels of hosers.”
      “I also liked the fact that these hosers were able to get imposing character actor Max Von Sydow in their movie.”
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