(rouz or rous) intransitive verb & t.
[ Perhaps the same word as rouse
to start up, 'buckle to.'] (Nautical)
To pull or haul strongly and all together, as upon a rope, without the assistance of mechanical appliances. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/98
Rouse (rouz) noun [ Confer Dutch roes drunkeness, icel. r...ss , Swedish rus , German rauchen , and also English rouse , v.t., rush , v.i. Confer Row a disturbance.] 1. A bumper in honor of a toast or health. [ Obsolete] Shak. 2.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/98
Rouse transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Roused
(rouzd); present participle & verbal noun Rousing
.] [ Probably of Scan. origin; confer Swedish rusa
to rush, Danish ruse
, Anglo-Saxon hreósan
to fall, rus...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/98
Rouse intransitive verb 1.
To get or start up; to rise. [ Obsolete] « Night's black agents to their preys do rouse
.» Shak. 2.
To awake from sleep or repose. « Morpheus rouses
from his bed.» Pope. 3.
To be exited to th...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/98
• (v. i.) To be exited to thought or action from a state of indolence or inattention. • (v. i. & t.) To pull or haul strongly and all together, as upon a rope, without the assistance of mechanical appliances. • (v. i.) To get or start up; to rise. • (v.) To wake from sleep or repose; as, to rouse one early or suddenly. • (v...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/rouse/
disturb a hart from its harbour (M 45 (v)); see also Found on http://info.sjc.ox.ac.uk/forests/glossary.htm
The action of a hawk erecting its feathers and then shaking them; part of grooming; a sign of a relaxed and content bird.Found on http://www.themodernapprentice.com/glossary.htm
Shaking feathers out as a grooming action.Found on http://www.americanfalconry.com/Glossary.html
To shake the feathers, orig. uncert. prob OE: arisan = to arise Found on https://sites.google.com/site/breckfalconry/glossary
The ruffling of feathers before flight or after a bath.Found on http://raptoriduk.tripod.com/glossary_of_terms.htm
when a hawk fluffs and shakes its feathers.Found on http://www.ohiofalconry.org/glossary.html
To raise the feathers slightly before shaking the plumage back into position.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22209
When the bird of prey shakes its self and fluffs up also to pass droppings before flightFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22210
when a hawk lifts all its feathers and then shakes them back into place, often in preparation of flying.Found on http://operationdeltaduck.com/blog/falconry-glossary/
when the bird raises all her feathers and shakes, a sign of contentmentFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22220
disturb a hart from its harbour (M 45 (v)); see also Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22223
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