Cosie vs Cosier - What's the difference?

cosie | cosier |


As adjectives the difference between cosie and cosier

is that cosie is (scotland) cosy while cosier is (cosy).

As a noun cosier is

(obsolete) an incompetent tailor.

cosie

English

Alternative forms

* cosy * cozy

Adjective

(er)
  • (Scotland) Cosy.
  • * 1833 , , The Black Watch , Volume 1, 1835, page 167,
  • "However," she added, wiping her eyes, "that's the price o' your lodgings, as I said; but ye'll get a clean bed, and a canny fire-side, and I'll tend you wi' a' my power to make you cosie and comfortable."

    cosier

    English

    Etymology 1

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (cosy)
  • Etymology 2

    Compare (etyl) coussier maker of mattresses, or couseor tailor.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) An incompetent tailor.
  • (Shakespeare)
    (Webster 1913)

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