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THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?

Origin of cozy

1700–10; originally Scots; perhaps <Scandinavian; compare Norwegian koselig cozy, kose seg to enjoy oneself

OTHER WORDS FROM cozy

co·zi·ly, adverbco·zi·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cozy

cozy
/ (ˈkəʊzɪ) /

adjective, noun -zier or -ziest or plural -zies

the usual US spelling of cosy

Derived forms of cozy

cozily, adverbcoziness, noun
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