verb (used without object),cozed, coz·ing.
to converse in a friendly way; chat.
a friendly talk; a chat.
First recorded in 1815–25; from French causer “to chat,” from Old French “to reason, expound,” from Latin causārī “to plead a cause, plead as an excuse,” derivative of causa cause
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