1) The plural of hose, an article of clothing which covered the leg and sometimes the foot.

1520 iij payer of hosen, Mount Grace

1568 Item twoe payre of hoosen 13s 8d, Healaugh

1577 I geve to Marmaduke Wynterskell all my hosen as well slopes as nether stockes, Burton Constable.

dates 1520 1568 1577

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