Definition for coss (2 of 2)
noun, plural kos. (in India)
Origin of kos
Examples from the Web for coss
Three or four troopers followed; and the whole party set out down the steep streets from the castle toward the Pont de Coss.Lord Montagu's Page|G. P. R. James
While Hannibal was thus engaged in effecting a passage over the Pyrenees, where he was greatly alarmed Coss.
You may perceive that I had not carried my heroic projects with regard to madame de Coss into execution.Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry|Etienne Leon Lamothe-Langon
The 30th we left Parkar, and after travelling six coss, we lay at a tank or pond of fresh water.
Cambaya is thirty-eight coss from Ahmedabad, by a road through sands and woods, much infested by thieves.
British Dictionary definitions for coss (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for coss (2 of 3)
noun plural kos
Word Origin for kos
British Dictionary definitions for coss (3 of 3)
Word Origin and History for coss
measure of distance in India (about 2 miles), from Hindi kos, from Sanskrit krosah, literally "a call, a shout;" thus, "distance within which a man's shout can be heard."