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Wu Ting
How would you explain ‘cosh’ in the context? “Sorry, sir.” Ragtag boys rushed past like pigeons flushed from the bush, coshing people’s suitcases into their knees. How would you explain ‘cosh’ in the context? PS: they were at the railway station. Thanks!
Feb 28, 2014 4:38 AM
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Coshing here refers to hitting and pushing people's suitcases and luggage.
February 28, 2014
thank you:)
February 28, 2014
A cosh is literally a short heavy stick (shorter than a baton) which is used for hitting people over the head and knocking them unconscious. So that's the image I have when I read "coshing".
February 28, 2014
Wu Ting
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