Definition of Cochins

1. cochin [n] - See also: cochin



Lexicographical Neighbors of Cochins

cochampion
cochampions
cochannel
cochaperone
cochaperones
cochaperonin
cochaperonins
coches
cochin
cochin china
cochineal
cochineal fig
cochineal figs
cochineal insect
cochineals
cochins (current term)
cochlea
cochleae
cochlear
cochlear aqueduct
cochlear area
cochlear branch of labyrinthine artery
cochlear canal
cochlear canaliculus
cochlear diseases
cochlear duct
cochlear ganglion
cochlear hair cell
cochlear hair cells
cochlear implant

Literary usage of Cochins

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Book of Poultry by Lewis Wright (1885)
"cochins they certainly were not ; but cochins people •would have them to be, cochins they became, and cochins they remain. The introduction of these fowls, ..."

2. The Practical Poultry Keeper by Lewis Wright (1904)
"To account in some measure for this, it should be remembered that no similar fowls had ever been known in Europe ; and when, therefore, cochins were first ..."

3. The Poultry Book: Comprising the Breading and Management of Profitable and by William Bernhard Tegetmeier (1867)
"cochins. GENERAL SHAPE. Comb—Single, very small, fine, low in front, erect and THE ... Carriage—Low, with a contented intelligent appearance. BUFF cochins. ..."

4. Agriculture by William Penn Brooks (1911)
"cochins — Of this type there are four breeds : Partridge, Buff, Black, and White. Very hardy, of all breeds least influenced by climatic or other changes, ..."

5. Report of the Commissioners [and Appendices A to S] by Ontario Agricultural Commission (1880), Samuel Casey Wood (1881)
"The cochins. Mr. Doel dismisses the Cochin with the remark that " its flesh is too ... The cochins too, as well at the Brahmas, take longer to come to ..."

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