to house = to eat

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Wed Oct 23 08:37:56 UTC 2013

WAG:  a hoser (Canadian slang) 'a clumsy oaf (esp. fond of beer & hockey
games)' (??<== Kaspar Hauser 1974??) ~  UD7. a hose 'stupid person' to
*hose 'behave stupidly' --> to *hose ~ *house 'to eat like an oaf'.

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