noun Informal.

Origin of coz

short form Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for coz

relative, kinsman, kinswoman, nobleman, kin, counterpart

Examples from the Web for coz

Historical Examples of coz

  • "As empty as an English squire, coz," cried the first speaker.

    The White Company

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • I should not rest quiet in the grave, coz, if I had not another turn at them.

    The White Company

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • I like the Baldwins best,' says I, ''coz they've got red cheeks jest like yours.'

  • If you come on my coz, you'll bring her back here, or to the castle, I suppose?

    John Splendid

    Neil Munro

  • "Say 'au revoir,' but not 'good-bye,' sweet Coz," sang Madge lightly.

    Madge Morton's Secret

    Amy D. V. Chalmers

British Dictionary definitions for coz



an archaic word and form of address for cousin
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Word Origin and History for coz

1550s, familiar abbreviation of cousin.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper