[kosh] /kɒʃ/ Chiefly British Slang.
a blackjack; bludgeon.
verb (used with object)
to hit on the head with a cosh.
a blunt weapon, often made of hard rubber; bludgeon
an attack with such a weapon
to hit with such a weapon, esp on the head
hyperbolic cosine; a hyperbolic function, cosh z = 1/2(ez + e–z), related to cosine by the expression cosh iz = cos z, where i = √–1
“stout stick,” 1869, of unknown origin.
Abbreviation of hyperbolic cosine
[kosh-er] /ˈkɒʃ ər/ verb (used with object) 1. to treat with special fondness; pamper. /ˈkɒʃə/ verb (Irish) 1. (transitive) to pamper or coddle 2. (intransitive) to live or be entertained at the expense of another n. 1630s, phonetic spelling of Irish coisir “feast, entertainment.”
control of substances hazardous to health
[kuh-shok-tuh n] /kəˈʃɒk tən/ noun 1. a city in E central Ohio.
- Cosi fan tutte
[Italian kaw-zee fahn toot-te] /Italian kɔˈzi fɑn ˈtut tɛ/ noun 1. a comic opera (1790) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.