cater-cousin

noun
ca·​ter-cous·​in | \ ˈkā-tər-ˌkə-zᵊn How to pronounce cater-cousin (audio) \

Definition of cater-cousin

: an intimate friend

First Known Use of cater-cousin

1519, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cater-cousin

perhaps from obsolete cater buyer of provisions

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“Cater-cousin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cater-cousin. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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