lowsin

noun low·sin \ ˈlōzə̇n \

Definition of lowsin

plural -s
dialectal, British
:an act of stopping work
  • seen my last lowsin
  • —Charles Murray

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Origin and Etymology of lowsin

English dialect (northern) lowsin, lowsing, gerund of lowse to loose, stop work, from Middle English loosen, losen, lousen to loose


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