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.

 

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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.

 

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