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coze

[kohz] /koʊz/
verb (used without object), cozed, cozing.
1.
to converse in a friendly way; chat.
noun
2.
a friendly talk; a chat.
Also, cose.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < French causer to chat, Old French: to reason, expound < Latin causārī to plead a cause, plead as an excuse, derivative of causa cause
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v.

to chat, 1828, of uncertain origin; perhaps from French causer "to talk," from Latin causari "to plead, dispute, discuss a question," from causa (see cause (n.)).

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