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 for cosset
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cosset \Cos"set\ (k?s"s?t), n. [Cf. AS. cotsetla cottager, G.
     kossat, kothsasse, fr. kot, koth E. (cot) hut, and cf. also
     E. cade, a., cot a cade lamb.]
     A lamb reared without the aid of the dam. Hence: A pet, in
     general.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cosset \Cos"set\, v. t.
     To treat as a pet; to fondle.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           She was cosseted and posseted and prayed over and made
           much of.                                 --O. W.
                                                    Holmes.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cosset
      v 1: treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper
           the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!" [syn:
           pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, baby,
           coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulge]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  36 Moby Thesaurus words for "cosset":
     care for, caress, cater to, cherish, cocker, coddle, cradle,
     cultivate, dandle, dry-nurse, favor, feed, fondle, foster,
     give way to, gratify, humor, indulge, lavish care on, mollycoddle,
     mother, nourish, nurse, nurture, oblige, pamper, pat, pet, please,
     satisfy, spoil, spoon-feed, suckle, sustain, wet-nurse, yield to
  
  

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