Ooze is a mixture of tree matter used in leather tanning, or the liquid result of a slow leak or spill.(noun)
Ooze is defined as to leak slowly, slowly disappear, or to give off or radiate.(verb)
See ooze in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < the v.
Origin: ME wose < OE wos, sap, juice, akin to MLowG wose, scum < IE base *wes-, wet: meaning infl. by OE wase, mire: see ooze
Origin: ME wose < OE wase, < IE base *weis-, to flow away > L virus
See ooze in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb oozed oozed, ooz·ing, ooz·es verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English wosen
Origin: , from wose, juice
Origin: , from Old English wōs.
Origin: Middle English wose
Origin: , from Old English wāse.
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