from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To be snug, comfortable, or cozy; cuddle.
  • n. Anything snug, comfortable, or cozy; specifically, a cozy conversation, or tête-à-tête.


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  • Sunday I was up relatively early for breakfast with my best friend, where we had, as they say in the Regencies, "a comfortable coze".

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • How delightful of you to invite me for a comfortable coze, as you English say.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • I've never made this at home coze it takes time and effort....hehe, but this is one of my favorite snacks.

    Kim Bugak

  • I am such a lazy blogger...coze I update my blog once every month?

    Tokyo Eat Out - Dessert

  • There was Melanie to call upon and a long coze to enjoy together over the success of the house party.

    Slightly Dangerous

  • In fact, the two of them had had a most comfortable coze about her, the silent third.

    The Obedient Bride

  • The nurse and the governess were working their way through a small pile of mending and having a comfortable coze at the same time.

    An Unacceptable Offer

  • We are now all four of us young ladies sitting round the circular table in the inner room writing our letters, while the two brothers are having a comfortable coze in the room adjoining.

    Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters A Family Record

  • Miss Crawford appeared gratified by the application, and after a moment's thought, urged Fanny's returning with her in a much more cordial manner than before, and proposed their going up into her room, where they might have a comfortable coze, without disturbing Dr. and Mrs. Grant, who were together in the drawing-room.

    Mansfield Park

  • We are now all four of us young Ladies sitting round the Circular Table in the inner room writing our Letters, while the two Brothers are having a comfortable coze in the room adjoining.

    Jane Austen's Letters To Her Sister Cassandra and Others


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  • Coze = A quiet chat. A cozer "would sit on dark, faded leather and talk in a low, deep voice, chuckling at his own mischief".

    November 5, 2015

  • To behave cozily or indulge in cozitude.

    October 13, 2008