cosher

verb
cosh·​er | \ˈkäshə(r), ˈkōsh-\
coshered; coshered; coshering\ -​sh(ə)riŋ \; coshers

Definition of cosher 

intransitive verb

1 Irish : to lodge and eat at the expense of dependents or tenants

2 Irish : to live at another's expense : sponge

3 Irish : to make a visit : have a friendly chat

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History and Etymology for cosher

Irish Gaelic cōisir feast, banquet

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