The old fool was soused and I don't know what was the matter with me.
First she took it by the heels and plunged it in the river; then by the head and soused it in that way.
It was a hell of a way to treat a decent girl, to ask her to a dance with a lot of drunkards and soused rats.
I warrant you,” she muttered, “he commended my soused cucumbers.
William took the hint; they seized Jack by the arms and legs, and soused him into the pond.
It soused into the water, and I leaned forward to observe the splash.
In he plunged him at once, and, to use familiar terms, he soused him up and down and swaddled him about like a big dish cloth.
And above it all, he smelled like one who had been soused in aromatic oils.
The feet may be soused whole, or cut up with the head and ears; but it is not so nice.
The man must have been set afire had he not been soused in the river beforehand.
something steeped in pickle, especially "pig parts preserved and pickled," mid-15c., earlier "liquid for pickling" (late 14c.), from souse (v.) or from its French source.
A morose person; a chronic complainer and moaner; picklepuss: the regular assortment of first-night sourpusses and professional runners down/ He'd change into a sour-pan (entry form 1937+, variant 1942+)
: Everyone thought itwas funny except the sour-balls instructor