Origin of coz
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Examples from the Web for coz
"As empty as an English squire, coz," cried the first speaker.
I should not rest quiet in the grave, coz, if I had not another turn at them.
I like the Baldwins best,' says I, ''coz they've got red cheeks jest like yours.'A Little Book of Profitable Tales
If you come on my coz, you'll bring her back here, or to the castle, I suppose?John Splendid
"Say 'au revoir,' but not 'good-bye,' sweet Coz," sang Madge lightly.Madge Morton's Secret
Amy D. V. Chalmers
- an archaic word and form of address for cousin
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Word Origin and History for coz
1550s, familiar abbreviation of cousin.
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