cos

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  • noun

Synonyms for cos

ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle

lettuce with long dark-green leaves in a loosely packed elongated head

References in classic literature ?
Ven the lady and gen'l'm'n as keeps the hot-el first begun business, they used to make the beds on the floor; but this wouldn't do at no price, 'cos instead o' taking a moderate twopenn'orth o' sleep, the lodgers used to lie there half the day.
Cos you'll only burn your fingers if you don't, that's why.