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cosh in Crime topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcoshcosh1 /kɒʃ $ kɑːʃ/ noun [countable]  1 PMWSCCa heavy weapon in the shape of a short thick pipe2 under the cosh
Examples from the Corpus
coshIn a crisis it could have doubled as a draught excluder or, if the pub got rough, as a cosh.The Millwall brick, for example, was a newspaper folded again and again and squashed together to form a cosh.Guided by the sound, Dunn moved in and whacked him on the head with a spring-loaded cosh.Everybody's under the cosh financially these days.He was still turning when the cosh struck him behind the ear.