Definition of Coxcombs

1. Noun. (plural of coxcomb) ¹



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Definition of Coxcombs

1. coxcomb [n] - See also: coxcomb

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coxcombs

coxae
coxal
coxalgia
coxalgias
coxalgic
coxalgies
coxalgy
coxcomb
coxcombic
coxcombical
coxcombically
coxcombly
coxcombries
coxcombry
coxcombs (current term)
coxcomical
coxcomically
coxed
coxes
coxiella
coxiella burnetii
coxier
coxiest
coxiness
coxing
coxitic scoliosis
coxitides
coxitis
coxless

Literary usage of Coxcombs

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1. Rhymes on Art; Or, The Remonstrance of a Painter:: In Two Parts. : With by Martin Archer Shee (1805)
"coxcombs, exulting, &c.]—The sagacious reveries of Du Bos, and Winkleman, on this subject, have been ably * The drawings of Carlo Vanloo ..."

2. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes, Henry George Bohn (1865)
"... coxcombs, Slender-wits. Paper-skulls, &c. bond, by JW for J. Clark, at the Bible and Harp, ... coxcombs ..."

3. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"... coxcombs sitting at a table : Titat -ill the painted (abb-mat about you take vou to '--.- !^...-« apparent to rich Midas. ..."

4. Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes by Samuel Austin Allibone (1875)
"Let a man be ne'er so wise, He may be caught with sober lies; For, take it in its proper light, 'Tis just what coxcombs call a bite. FAME. SWIFT. ..."

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