cosher

cosher
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

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • 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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