Cosher
Cosher Cosh"er (k?sh"?r), v. t. [Ir. cosair a feast, a banquet? or cf. F. coucher to lie. Cf. {Couch}, {Coshering}.] 1. (Old Law) To levy certain exactions or tribute upon; to lodge and eat at the expense of. See {Coshering}. [1913 Webster]

2. To treat with hospitality; to pet. [Ireland] [1913 Webster]


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  • cosher — 1630s, phonetic spelling of Ir. coisir feast, entertainment …   Etymology dictionary

  • cosher — [käsh′ər] vi. [< Ir coisir, a feast < ? IE base * kois , to be concerned > L cura, care] to be feasted, as at the dwelling of a vassal, tenant, etc. vt. to pamper: sometimes with up …   English World dictionary

  • cosher — /kosh euhr/, v.t. to treat with special fondness; pamper. [1860 65; perh. conflation of COCKER3 with uncert. elements; Hiberno E cosher to feast, live at the expense of kinsmen ( < Ir cóisir feast, retinue) is remote in sense] * * * …   Universalium

  • cosher — verb a) To levy certain exactions or tribute upon; to lodge and eat at the expense of. b) To treat with fondness; to excessively dote on …   Wiktionary

  • cosher — cosh·er || kɒʃə v. spoil, pamper, pet …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cosher — cosh·er …   English syllables

  • cosher — /ˈkɒʃə/ (say koshuh), /ˈkoʊʃə/ (say kohshuh) noun, adjective → kosher …   Australian English dictionary

  • cosher —   v.t. to be pampered …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • cosher — kosher …   English homophone dictionary

  • cosher — adjective conforming to dietary laws kosher meat a kosher kitchen • Syn: ↑kosher • Similar to: ↑clean • Topics: ↑Judaism …   Useful english dictionary

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