v. to ponder, wonderEtymology: Old French muser, to muse, study, linger about a matter, to sniff as a hound, from muse, a muzzle, nose of an animal (whence F. museau ); Latin morsus. For F. -u- from an orig. Latin -or- cp. Old French jus from Late Latin jūsum Latin deorsum, and F. sus from Latin sūsum, seorsum, see Apfelstedt, § 43, and Constans (glossary). Cf. Mosel