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Meaning of COSSET

Pronunciation:  'kâsit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"
 

COSSET is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: baby, cocker, coddle, featherbed, indulge, mollycoddle, pamper, spoil
 
 See Also: do by, handle, treat

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cos"set\ (k?s"s?t), n. [Cf. AS. cotsetla cottager, G.
    kossat, kothsasse, fr. kot, koth E. (cot) hut, and cf. also
    E. cade, a., cot a cade lamb.]
    A lamb reared without the aid of the dam. Hence: A pet, in
    general.
    
    
  2. \Cos"set\, v. t.
    To treat as a pet; to fondle.
    
          She was cosseted and posseted and prayed over and made
          much of.                                 --O. W.
                                                   Holmes.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: care for, caress, cater to, cherish, cocker, coddle, cradle, cultivate, dandle, dry-nurse, favor, feed, fondle, foster, give way to, gratify, humor, indulge, lavish care on, mollycoddle, mother, nourish, nurse, nurture, oblige, pamper, pat, pet, please, satisfy, spoil, spoon-feed, suckle, sustain, wet-nurse, yield to
 

 

 

 

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