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n. Canadian Slang
A clumsy, boorish person, especially an uncouth, beer-drinking man.


1. slang US a person who swindles or deceives others
2. slang Canadian an unsophisticated, esp rural, person


(ˈhoʊ zər)
n. Canadian Slang.
1. an uncouth man.
2. a Canadian.
[1980–85; orig. uncertain]
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Jones Day's Tony Wassaf, Anthony Muratore, and Philip Hoser have been named preeminent lawyers in the Energy & Resources, Intellectual Property & Patent Litigation, and Insolvency & Reconstruction areas, respectively, by the Doyles Guide.
The church internationally has betrayed John Paul II--not as the bridegroom of Christ and the church of our faith, but in its pastoral practice," explained Archbishop Henryk Hoser of Warsaw-Praga, who heads the Polish church's Bioethics Commission.
That year, Archbishop Henryk Hoser of Warsaw-Praga told legislators that if they supported IVF they would "automatically find themselves outside the church.
Peter Hoser, Director OEM Sales Systemboards from FTS, commented that "Our experience as a leader in embedded systems has shown us that the next generation of embedded systems has a great need for advanced manageability.
Sheena Grattan & Heather Conway "Testamentary Conditions in Restraint of Religion in the Twenty-First Century: An Anglo-Canadian Perspective" (2005) 50:3 McGill I2 511 at 516, citing Philip Hoser, "Family Provision for Non-spouse Dependants" (1984) 14 Fam Law 171 at 171 ("[t]estamentary freedom has been described as the 'corner-stone' of the common law").
The adopted son of an East Coast hoser and a francophone mother, little Gordie adored his mum and became progressively more exasperated by his father.
Slupianek A, Nieborowska-Skorska M, Hoser G, et al.
For not checking off: "Are you fluent in (a) French (b) English (c) Hoser.
24) For more on Gereon Sailer, see Friedrich Roth, "Aus dem Briefwechsel Gereon Sailers mit den Augsburger Burgermeistern Georg Herwart und Simprecbt Hoser (April bis Juni 1544)," Archiv fur Reformationsgeschichte 1 (1903/1904): 101-71.
The tendon of the right thumb was completely cut through,'' doctor Christian Hoser, a colleague of Fink's, told the Austrian news agency APA, adding that the surgery took about one hour.
See for Greater Swabia, Hoser Paul, "Die Revolution von 1918/19 in Memmingen-Verlauf, Ursachen, Folgen," Reinhard Baumann (ed.
Throw in a beautiful Quebecoise assassin (Nicole De Boer), a bartender called "Wolf" (Graham Greene), assorted cameos by the likes of Sean Cullen and Canadian Idol Ryan Malcolm and the music of Neil Young and Rush, and you have the makings of a Canadian hoser classic in the tradition of Strange Brew.