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From Scots, from Old Scots colsie; see also cosy.

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cosie (comparative cosier, superlative cosiest)

  1. (Scotland) Cosy.
    • 1833, Andrew Picken, The Black Watch, Volume 1, 1835, page 167,
      " [] However," she added, wiping her eyes, "that's the price o' your lodgings, as I said; but ye'll get a clean bed, and a canny fire-side, and I'll tend you wi' a' my power to make you cosie and comfortable."