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ho·sey

 (hō′zē)
v. ho·seyed, ho·sey·ing, ho·seys
To place a claim on (something) before others can do so: I hosey the last cookie!

[Perhaps from French (je) choisis, (I) choose, first person sing. present of choisir, to choose (from Old French; see choice) or from colloquial English holdsies, word called out to stake a claim (probably from holds, plural of hold + -ie).]

hosey

(ˈhəʊzɪ)
vb (tr)
to claim or demand somethingto choose someone to take part in a children's game
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