Joss vs Hoss - What's the difference?

joss | hoss |


As a proper noun joss

is .

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?

joss

English

Noun

(es)
  • A Chinese household divinity; a Chinese idol.
  • Luck.
  • * 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.

    Derived terms

    * joss stick * joss paper * joss house

    References

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    hoss

    English

    Noun

    (es)
  • (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)
  • What's up, hoss ?
  • (slang) A well-respected person.
  • (US, slang, Northwest) A car.
  • Synonyms

    * (man) dude, man, brother, guy, chap, comrade, bol, bub

    Derived terms

    * one-hoss shay

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