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Definition of cosh noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cosh

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kɒʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɑːʃ//
 
 
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  • (especially British English) a short thick heavy stick, for example a piece of metal or solid rubber, that is used as a weapon
  • Word Origin mid 19th cent.: of unknown origin.Idioms (British English, informal) experiencing a lot of pressure Our side was under the cosh for most of the second half.

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