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Yes. The word goss is a Scrabble US word. The word goss is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word goss is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

G2O1S1S1

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You can make 8 words from 'goss' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'goss'

GOSS 5SOGS 5

3 letters words from 'goss'

GOS 4SOG 4
SOS 3 

2 letters words from 'goss'

GO 3OS 2
SO 2 

All 4 letters words made out of goss

goss ogss gsos sgos osgs sogs goss ogss gsos sgos osgs sogs gsso sgso gsso sgso ssgo ssgo ossg sosg ossg sosg ssog ssog

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Definitions and meaning of goss

goss

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Clipping of gossip.

Noun

goss (uncountable)

  1. (slang) gossip.
    The hottest goss in celeb-land today is that Angelina Jolie is jealous of her fella's relationship with his ex-wife.

Etymology 2

See gorse.

Noun

goss (uncountable)

  1. Obsolete form of gorse.
    • 1611, William Shakespeare, The Tempest, IV. i. 180:
      through / Toothed briars, sharp furzes, pricking goss, and thorns,

Etymology 3

From gossamer.

Noun

goss (plural gosses)

  1. (slang, obsolete) A hat.
    • 1838, Actors by Daylight (volume 1, page 143)
      He now states, as one of the miseries of being tall, his frequent collision with the shop blinds projecting over the footway, which endanger his head—or what is of more consequence to him, his hat. Some malicious people, on seeing him in full chase up Regent-street after his goss. (a la Pickwick) compared his activity to a snail in full gallop, while others remarked on his affinity to a spider after a fly.
References
  • 1873, John Camden Hotten, The Slang Dictionary

Anagrams

  • GSOs, sogs

German

Pronunciation

Verb

goss

  1. first/third-person singular preterite of gießen

Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɔsː

Noun

goss

  1. indefinite genitive singular of gos

Vilamovian

Etymology

From Old High German gazza, from Proto-Germanic *gatwǭ. Cognate with German Gasse.

Noun

goss f (plural gossa)

  1. street

Yola

Etymology

From Middle English gorst, from Old English gorst, from Proto-Germanic *gurstaz.

Noun

goss

  1. gorse

References

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (dialect) to spit.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)