cosher

cosher

[kosh-er]
verb (used with object)
to treat with special fondness; pamper.

Origin:
1860–65; perhaps conflation of cocker3 with uncertain elements; Hiberno-English cosher to feast, live at the expense of kinsmen (< Irish cóisir feast, retinue) is remote in sense

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cosher (ˈkɒʃə)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to pamper or coddle
2.  (intr) to live or be entertained at the expense of another

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cosher
1630s, phonetic spelling of Ir. coisir "feast, entertainment."
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