Cosh meaning

kŏsh
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To attack or hit with or as if with this weapon.
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A blackjack, bludgeon, or similar weapon.
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Abbreviation of hyperbolic cosine.
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A weapon made of leather-covered metal similar to a blackjack.
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Any of various sorts of blunt instrument such as bludgeon, truncheon or the like) (ref. 1991 edition of Chambers's Dictionary)
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To strike with a weapon of this kind.
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(trigonometry) The symbol of the hyperbolic function hyperbolic cosine.
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Hyperbolic cosine.
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A weighted weapon similar to a blackjack.
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To strike with a cosh.
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Origin of cosh

  • Perhaps from Romani kosh stick

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Probably from Romani košter (stick)

    From Wiktionary