A woman beating her fur with a rubber hose.
A caiman lunging at a man on horseback.
In the days of Doublet and Hose.
A connector on the end of a hose to connect (or couple) it with another hose or with a tap or a hose…
A short stocking reaching a point between the ankle and the knee.
"English Trunk-hose, c. 1550." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893