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  • v. To levy certain exactions or tribute upon; to lodge and eat at the expense of.
  • v. To treat with fondness; to excessively dote on.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To levy certain exactions or tribute upon; to lodge and eat at the expense of. See coshering.
  • transitive v. To treat with hospitality; to pet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To feed with dainties or delicacies; coddle; hence, to treat kindly and fondly; fondle; pet.
  • To levy exactions upon; extort entertainment from. See coshering.
  • See kosher.
  • To chat in a familiar, friendly way; gossip.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. conforming to dietary laws

Etymologies

From Irish cuid oidhche ("night's supper") or cóisir (“banquet; festive party”). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If all the connections referred to are cosher then they could, at least, raise the appearance of impropriety.

    Archive 2004-02-29

  • Then, at the exact second that the ambulance is due, along comes their 'cosher,' knocks down the policeman on duty.

    Jack O' Judgment

  • I STILL believed everything is cosher, even felt bad for probably making her assume we are taking the dog!

    Africantapestry

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  • To live off someone; to have a friendly chat.

    July 30, 2007