In his left pocket there was a cosh and in his right a revolver.
Copeland, cosh, and M'Nair, along with their respective wives.
coshery, kosh′ėr-i, n. the ancient right of an Irish chief to quarter himself and his retainers on his tenantry—also cosh′ering.
cosh, a neddy, a life-preserver; any short, loaded bludgeon.
The cosh was a foot length of iron rod, with a knob at one end, and a hook (or a ring) at the other.
"stout stick," 1869, of unknown origin.
Abbreviation of hyperbolic cosine