Boose

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Boose
A stall or a crib for an ox, cow, or other animal.

Etymology: AS. bōs bōsig; akin to Icel. bāss, Sw. bås, Dan. baas, stall, G. banse, Goth. bansts barn, Skr. bhāsas stall. √252

verb Boose
To drink excessively. See Booze.
Wiktionary

From Middle English bose, boose, from Old English *bōs (attested in bōsih, bōsiġ (“cow-stall”)), from Proto-Germanic *bansaz, *bandsaz, *bandstiz (“stall”), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ- (“to tie, bind”).

  1. (dialect) A stall for an animal (usually a cow).

Middle English bousen (verb) and bouse (noun)

  1. Alternative spelling of booze

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Boose

    Dorian Boose is a football player for the New York Jets, Washington Redskins, and Edmonton Eskimos. He was most prominent from 1998 to 2001. Dorian was born on January 29th, 1974 in Frankfurt.

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    Terry was born on February 23rd, 1956 in Norwalk, Ohio.

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Boose U.S.
      White 53.45% 64.26%
      African American 40.24% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.14% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.35% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 3.10% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 1.73% 16.26%

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    Fun Facts about the name Boose

    • How Popular is the name Boose? As a last name Boose was the 12,212th most popular name in 2010.
    • When was the first name Boose first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Boose is Saturday, September 15th, 1883.
    • How unique is the name Boose? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Boose. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Boose: Your name in reverse order is Esoob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oebos. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Boose? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,550 people with the last name Boose.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Boose? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Boose as their last name since less than 1 person in 116k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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