cosh cosh

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
  2. (v) hit with a cosh, usually on the head

Synonym(s)

sap

Usage(s):

  1. But Smithers' cosh proved to be a child's toy made of hollow rubber.
  2. A recent New Yorker magazine cover depicted Hillary Clinton as a tourist in Central Park, stalked by Mayor Rudy Giuliani as a mugger holding a cosh.
  3. The country was gripped by unrest, and he managed to get his head in the way of a policeman's cosh.

News

  1. QB battle highlights summer practice

    Everyone was focused on the quarterback position on Saturday when UH fans got the chance to watch their Cougars take the practice field for the first time since the annual spring game in April. Freshmen quarterbacks John O’Korn and Greg Ward and junior transfer Billy Cosh took the practice field for the first time. O’Korn, Cosh, [...]
    on August 5, 2013     Source: The Daily Cougar

  2. Cooper Standard Appoints Ott as Vice President, Human Resources

    NOVI, Mich., Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: COSH), a leading global supplier of automotive sealing, fuel and brake, and fluid transfer systems, today announced the appointment ...
    on August 2, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I thought the leaders in our team - Sean Long, Leon Pryce and Keiron - were absolutely outstanding," added Anderson. "We were under the cosh for a while but our resilience and character showed up."
    on Feb 22, 2008 By: Daniel Anderson Source: Sportinglife.com

  2. Bruce said: "I can't remember being under the cosh like that and getting away with it before. You need to have a bit of luck when it is like that - and you need your defenders to be brave." "But we were terrific in sticking at it. We were out...
    on Jan 31, 2009 By: Steve Bruce Source: ESPN

  3. "If you look at his two tries, they came when we had been under the cosh," said Martin Corry, who had led the side with Phil Vickery starting the game on the bench. "We had to weather a storm. It is very special when you have a finisher who...
    on Sep 28, 2007 By: Martin Corry Source: Independent

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