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

  Cozy \Co"zy\ (k?"z?), a. [Compar. Cozier (-z?-?r); superl.
     Coziest.] [Cf. Scot. cosie, cozie, prob. from Gael. cosach
     abounding in hollows, or cosagach full of holes or crevices,
     snug, sheltered, from cos a hollow, a crevice.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. Snug; comfortable; easy; contented. [Written also cosey
        and cosy.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. [Cf. F. causer to chat, talk.] Chatty; talkative;
        sociable; familiar. [Eng.]
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cozy \Co"zy\, n. [See Cozy,a.]
     A wadded covering, often decorative, for a teakettle or other
     vessel to keep the contents hot. Also called tea cozy
     [1913 Webster +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cozy
      adj 1: enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter
             especially in a small space; "a cozy nook near the fire";
             "snug in bed"; "a snug little apartment" [syn: cozy,
             cosy, snug]
      2: having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal
         atmosphere; "had a cozy chat"; "a relaxed informal manner";
         "an intimate cocktail lounge"; "the small room was cozy and
         intimate" [syn: cozy, intimate, informal]
      3: suggesting connivance; "a cozy arrangement with the police"
      n 1: a padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm [syn: cosy,
           tea cosy, cozy, tea cozy]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  70 Moby Thesaurus words for "cozy":
     airworthy, buddy-buddy, charmed, chatty, cheerful, chitchatty,
     chummy, colloquial, comfortable, comfy, commodious, communicative,
     confabulatory, content, contented, convenient, conversational,
     cushioned, cushiony, cushy, delighted, easeful, easy, eupeptic,
     euphoric, exhilarated, familiar, favorably impressed with,
     friendly, glad, gladsome, gratified, homelike, homely, homey,
     homish, in clover, interlocutory, intimate, intrigued, lived-in,
     luxurious, pally, palsy-walsy, peaceful, plain, pleased,
     pleased as Punch, pleased with, relaxing, reposeful, restful,
     roomy, safe, satisfied, sea-kindly, seaworthy, secure, simple,
     snug, soft, sold on, taken with, tete-a-tete, thrilled, tickled,
     tickled pink, tickled to death, unpretending, warm
  
  

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