Definitions for "Rouse"
Keywords:  repose, awake, drunken, sleep, wake
To wake from sleep or repose; as, to rouse one early or suddenly.
To awake from sleep or repose.
cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
To excite to lively thought or action from a state of idleness, languor, stupidity, or indifference; as, to rouse the faculties, passions, or emotions.
To put in motion; to stir up; to agitate.
To be exited to thought or action from a state of indolence or inattention.
Keywords:  shakes, feathers, plumage, hawk, fluffs
To raise; to make erect.
when a hawk fluffs and shakes its feathers.
To raise the feathers slightly before shaking the plumage back into position.
A carousal; a festival; a drinking frolic.
Keywords:  lurking, deer, covert, chase, start
To cause to start from a covert or lurking place; as, to rouse a deer or other animal of the chase.
Keywords:  wort, slurry, starter, sterile, yeast
To make a yeast starter using sterile wort and N to G of the normal pitching slurry.
Keywords:  bumper, toast, honor, health
A bumper in honor of a toast or health.
become active; "He finally bestirred himself"
To pull or haul strongly and all together, as upon a rope, without the assistance of mechanical appliances.
Keywords:  police, bed, routed, drive, force
force or drive out; "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."
Keywords:  get, rise, start
To get or start up; to rise.
Get out or get up.