(informal) An ugly person.
(obsolete, rare) A stew.
Origin of Moose
Earlier mus, moos, from a Northeastern Algonquian language name for the animal, such as Massachusett moos, mws (cognate to Narragansett moos, Penobscot mos, Abenaki moz), from moos-u (“he strips, cuts smooth”), from Proto-Algonquian *mo·swa, referring to how a moose strips tree bark when feeding.
From Dutch moes.
Eastern Abenaki mos
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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