Rule of Coss
Coss Coss, n. [It. cosa.] A thing (only in phrase below). [1913 Webster]

{Rule of Coss}, an old name for Algebra. [It. regola di cosa rule of thing, the unknown quantity being called the cosa, or the thing.] [1913 Webster]


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