As a noun coss
is (india) a measure of distance in india, varying from one and a quarter to two and a half english miles.
As a proper noun joss is
As a verb joss is
(fandom) to invalidate a fan theory or original element of a fanwork through the introduction of new canon or retconning.
(India) A measure of distance in India, varying from one and a quarter to two and a half English miles.
*1888 , Rudyard Kipling, ‘In Flood Time’, In Black and White , Folio Society 2005, pp. 410-11:
*:A full half koss from bank to bank is the stream now – you can see it under the stars – and there are ten feet of water therein.
* rule of coss
A Chinese household divinity; a Chinese idol.
* 1977 , , The Honourable Schoolboy , Folio Society 2010, p. 178:
- She had twisted a piece of heather into her mail box for good joss , and this was the safety signal.
* joss stick
* joss paper
* joss house