uncosseted

cosset

[kos-it]
verb (used with object)
1.
to treat as a pet; pamper; coddle.
noun
2.
a lamb brought up without its dam; pet lamb.
3.
any pet.

Origin:
1570–80; akin to Old English cossetung kissing, verbal noun based on *cossettan to kiss, derivative of coss kiss

uncosseted, adjective
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cosset (ˈkɒsɪt)
 
vb , -sets, -seting, -seted
1.  to pamper; coddle; pet
 
n
2.  any pet animal, esp a lamb
 
[C16: of unknown origin]

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cosset
1659, "to fondle, caress, indulge," from a noun (1579) meaning "lamb brought up as a pet" (applied to persons from 1596), perhaps from O.E. cot-sæta "one who dwells in a cot."
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