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Rouser
Rousing
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roust definitions

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb Etymology: alteration of 1rouse Date: 1658 to drive (as from bed) roughly or unceremoniously

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. 1 (often foll. by up, out) a rouse, stir up. b root out. 2 US sl. jostle, harass, rough up. Phrases and idioms: roust around rummage. Etymology: perh. alt. of ROUSE

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Roust Roust, n. [Cf. Icel. r["o]st an estuary.] A strong tide or current, especially in a narrow channel. [Written also rost, and roost.] --Jamieson.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Roust Roust (roust), v. t. To rouse; to disturb; as, to roust one out. [Prov. Eng. & Local, U.S.]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(rousts, rousting, rousted) If you roust someone, you disturb, upset, or hit them, or make them move from their place. (AM) Relax, kid, we're not about to roust you. We just want some information... Bruce had gone to bed, but they rousted him out. VERB: V n, V n out, also V n from n



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