Joss vs Hoss - What's the difference?
As a proper noun joss
As a verb joss
is (fandom) to invalidate a fan theory or original element of a fanwork through the introduction of new canon or retconning.
As a noun hoss is
(us|slang|south) a horse.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A Chinese household divinity; a Chinese idol.
* 1977 , , The Honourable Schoolboy , Folio Society 2010, p. 178:
- She had twisted a piece of heather into her mail box for good joss , and this was the safety signal.
* joss stick
* joss paper
* joss house
(US, slang, South) A horse.
(US, slang, Southeast) A big person, usually a man; a person who has size comparable to that of a horse.
(US, slang, Southeast)
(slang) A well-respected person.
(US, slang, Northwest) A car.
- What's up, hoss ?
* (man) dude, man, brother, guy, chap, comrade, bol, bub
* one-hoss shay