coze

[kohz]
noun
  1. a friendly talk; a chat.
Also cose.

Origin of coze

1820–30; < French causer to chat, Old French: to reason, expound < Latin causārī to plead a cause, plead as an excuse, derivative of causa cause
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Examples from the Web for coze

Historical Examples of coze

  • "Of coze," murmured Aurora, who had lost her bearings almost at the first word.

    The Grandissimes

    George Washington Cable


Word Origin and History for coze
v.

to chat, 1828, of uncertain origin; perhaps from French causer "to talk," from Latin causari "to plead, dispute, discuss a question," from causa (see cause (n.)).

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