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roose

[rooz; Scot. also rœz] /ruz; Scot. also rœz/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), roosed, roosing, noun
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Origin
1150-1200
1150-1200; Middle English rosen < Old Norse hrōsa to praise
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v.

c.1200, "to boast;" c.1300, "to praise," Scottish dialect, from Old Norse hrosa "to boast of, to praise." Related: Roosed; roosing. Also as a noun from c.1200.

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