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Etymology 1[edit]



  1. comparative form of cosy: more cosy

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Old French coussier maker of mattresses, or couseor tailor.


cosier (plural cosiers)

  1. (obsolete) An incompetent tailor.

"Do you make an alehouse of my lady’s house, that you squeak out your coziers' catches without any mitigation or remorse of voice?" Twelfth Night, Shakespeare.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for cosier in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)