coziness

Definitions

  • Cozy in bed
    Cozy in bed
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n coziness a state of warm snug comfort
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Coziness The state or quality of being cozy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n coziness The quality or state of being cozy.
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Usage

In literature:

At the top of this trellis dwells a ladybird, and in her cozy nest are three daughters, the youngest of whom I go to woo.
"Second Book of Tales" by Eugene Field
There go Thornton and his mash toward the cozy corner.
"Frank Merriwell's Races" by Burt L. Standish
Auguste had brought her was only a trifle bigger than the bit of a shop; but it was as cozy as it was little.
"The Carpenter's Daughter" by Anna Bartlett Warner
With these she made a soft, warm nest and here they all lived as cozy and happy as could be.
"Hazel Squirrel and Other Stories" by Howard B. Famous
Hillard, having breakfasted lightly, was standing with his back to the grate in the cozy breakfast-room.
"The Lure of the Mask" by Harold MacGrath
Our rooms looked so cozy.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
The little cabin's just as cozy as it can be, and I love it!
"Prairie Flowers" by James B. Hendryx
They had luncheon together in a cozy booth of a sweet shop in Broadway.
"Spring Street" by James H. Richardson
A cozy fire burns brightly.
"Molly Bawn" by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
They sat together by the lamplight in the cozy sitting room.
"Mary Louise in the Country" by L. Frank Baum (AKA Edith Van Dyne)
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In poetry:

Then, after she gies her wee baby a sook,
She rows't up sae cozy and lays't in some nook;
Then, wearied hersel', creeps up on to my knee,
Rubs her een, an' my dawtie's as soun' as can be.
"Wee Tottie" by Alexander Anderson
There was Willie the wabster, an' Tammy the douce,
At Merryston Brig they ilk ane had a hoose;
An' there wasna anither 'twixt that an' Coatbrig
But twa theekit dwallins, laigh, cozy, an' trig.
"A Wheen Aul' Memories" by Janet Hamilton
Whan bairnies to schule wad come dreepin' wi' rain,
She dried the wat duds o' ilk puir droukit wean;
At her weel-beetit fire and cozie fire-en'
She gather'd the bairns like an auld clockin'-hen.
"Grannie Mirk: A Stirling Grannie" by Janet Hamilton
Quiet an' cozie, but an' ben,
Sittin' at my ain fire-en',
On the twa-leav'd volume porin',
News baith hame an' foreign storin',
Owre them thinkin', wonnerin', grievin',
Hech, sirs! what a warl' we leeve in!
"Newspaper Findings, 1867" by Janet Hamilton
In spite of myself, the insidious mastery of song
Betrays me back, till the heart of me weeps to belong
To the old Sunday evenings at home, with winter outside
And hymns in the cozy parlour, the tinkling piano our guide.
"Piano" by D H Lawrence
I picks a nice, calm, cozy, peaceful night.
The suppper things is washed; the kid's in bed
(I 'elped to wipe the plates) the fire burns bright;
An' then I led
The tork around to tales uv Ginger Mick,
Cunnin' an' crafty like, an' not too quick.
"The Also-Ran" by C J Dennis

In news:

Massage therapist Ariel Sheldon teamed up with hairstylist Caroline Bach to create this cozy, one-room salon/spa hybrid in Greenpoint.
Amidst his now-forgotten fling with Amanda Seyfried, Ryan Phillipe reportedly was cozying up to a different lady: Rihanna.
This cozy Georgetown cafe hasn't changed much since it opened in 1974.
Now, they're initiating a fall music series of regularly scheduled, rotating acts, every Saturday night in their cozy lounge.
Samuel Beckett 's, a new Irish pub in Shirlington, isn't cozy, but it has friendly service and a good selection of authentic food.
A ny day now, otherwise sensible New Englanders and Canadians will leave their cozy hearths and head into frigid woods to celebrate in heatless shacks.
Spacious yet cozy Southern food kitchen with a full bar.
Cozy clothing and scrumptious sweets.
Any red-checked visions of coziness vanish the minute you walk in.
Taylor Swift has bought a "beautiful and cozy" home in Beverly Hills for a cool seven figures, Page Six has learned.
SeƱor Moose mixes an array of margaritas in its cozy back bar, including versions goosed with mango and pomegranate, but it's the cocktail's base ingredients which matter most.
A seat-yourself kind of place, it's intimately cozy, like an English tavern from a movie-set designer's sketchbook on English taverns.
Oh, Silhouette Lounge, it's been too long since I drank cheap beer in your cozy corner of the world, watching drunk Allstonites play dahts and bad pool.
The sisal carpets are very warm, cozy and comfortable.
Debt collection agencies are taking advantage of old legislation that allows them to cozy up to credit bureaus and potentially ruin consumers' credit for old, paid debts.
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