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cosh

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Weapons, Crime
coshcosh1 /kɒʃ $ kɑːʃ/ noun [countable]  1 PMWSCCa heavy weapon in the shape of a short thick pipe2 under the cosh
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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.
coshcosh2 verb [transitive]  HITto hit someone with a cosh→ See Verb table
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cosh
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycosh
he, she, itcoshes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycoshed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave coshed
he, she, ithas coshed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad coshed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill cosh
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have coshed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam coshing
he, she, itis coshing
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you, we, theyare coshing
Past
I, he, she, itwas coshing
you, we, theywere coshing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been coshing
he, she, ithas been coshing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been coshing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be coshing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been coshing
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