soak in or drench with liquid:
souse the quilts in warm suds until thoroughly clean.
[often as adj.] (soused)
put (gherkins, fish, etc.) in a pickling solution or a marinade:
∎ [as adj.] (soused) inf.
I was soused to the eyeballs.
liquid, typically salted, used for pickling.
pickled food, esp. a pig's head.
a drinking bout.
, dowse, Gauss, grouse, house, Klaus, louse, Manaus, mouse, nous, Rouse, souse, spouse, Strauss
•Windaus • madhouse • cathouse
•Gasthaus • guardhouse • farmhouse
•glasshouse • bathhouse • almshouse
•penthouse • guesthouse • warehouse
•treehouse • wheelhouse • greenhouse
•clearing house • meeting house
•counting house • ice house
, White House
•doghouse • dollhouse
, storehouse, whorehouse
•courthouse • malthouse • Bauhaus
•town house • outhouse • coach house
•roadhouse • smokehouse • boathouse
•oast house • schoolhouse
•Wodehouse • cookhouse • clubhouse
•nuthouse • beerhouse • powerhouse
•summerhouse • barrelhouse
, slaughterhouse, Waterhouse
•workhouse • lobscouse • woodlouse
•field mouse • titmouse • dormouse
To cook or steep food in vinegar; especially oily fish
such as herring
Pork in gelatine with vinegar, dill pickles and sweet peppers.
steep (meat, etc.) in pickle XIV; plunge in water XV; drench, soak XVI. f. (dial.) souse
(XIV) pickled meat — OF. sous
— OS sultia
, OHG. sülza
) brine. Gmc. *sult-