pose etymology

English word pose comes from Proto-Germanic *pusjaną, and later Old English geposu (A head cold; catarrh.)

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Detailed word origin of pose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*pusjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*pusą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
ġepos Old English (ang)
ġeposu Old English (ang)
geposu Old English (ang) A head cold; catarrh.
pose Middle English (enm)
pose English (eng) (archaic) Common cold, head cold; catarrh.