Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See cozy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective See cozy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Obsolete spelling of cozy.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It was a pleasant little party in Mrs. Haley's "cosey" or "snuggery."

    My New Curate

  • To the child's loneliness and fear the tub looked "cosey," as he called it.

    Earth's Enigmas A Volume of Stories

  • Was the child that used to cuddle up to her in the window-seat to be read to, gone from her; that used to rush in every morning at all inconvenient moments of her toilet; that used to be found sitting in the dark on the stairs, like a little sleepy owl, because, for-sooth, it was so 'cosey'?

    The Freelands

  • Was the child that used to cuddle up to her in the window-seat to be read to, gone from her; that used to rush in every morning at all inconvenient moments of her toilet; that used to be found sitting in the dark on the stairs, like a little sleepy owl, because, for-sooth, it was so 'cosey'?

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • "cosey" of felt or heavy quilting, which can be easily removed when wet or soiled.

    The Care and Feeding of Children A Catechism for the Use of Mothers and Children's Nurses

  • Bored by the duties put upon her by society, her wealth, and widowed blessedness, she had journeyed into the Northland and gone to housekeeping in a cosey cabin on the edge of the diggings.

    LI-WAN, THE FAIR

  • Western governments have never wanted anything other than control and they pretty much do not care how big a swine they cosey up to is as long as he does the job remember British and US support for Saddam Hussein?

    The west should cheer, not fear, this cry for freedom in Egypt | Andrew Rawnsley

  • Western governments have never wanted anything other than control and they pretty much do not care how big a swine they cosey up to is as long as he does the job remember British and US support for Saddam Hussein?

    The west should cheer, not fear, this cry for freedom in Egypt | Andrew Rawnsley

  • Amidst the hubbub that Clinton was zipping up on human rights issues like Tibet to cosey up to the economy which could help hers out of its mess, I can't help but think she's got it right.

    China gets Clintoned (or is it the reverse?)

  • Amidst the hubbub that Clinton was zipping up on human rights issues like Tibet to cosey up to the economy which could help hers out of its mess, I can't help but think she's got it right.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

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