Definition of Coquille

1. Noun. Seafood served in a scallop shell.

Generic synonyms: Dish



2. Noun. A dish in the form of a scallop shell.
Generic synonyms: Dish

Definition of Coquille

1. n. Lit., a shell;

Definition of Coquille

1. a cooking utensil [n -S]

Medical Definition of Coquille

1. A spherical curved lens of uniform thickness. Origin: Fr. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Coquille

coquetries
coquetry
coquets
coquette
coquetted
coquettes
coquetting
coquettish
coquettishly
coquettishness
coqui
coqui frog
coquilla
coquilla nut
coquillas
coquille (current term)
coquilles
coquilles Saint-Jacques
coquimbite
coquina
coquinas
coquis
coquito
coquitos
cor-
cor adiposum
cor anglais
cor biloculare
cor blimey

Literary usage of Coquille

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

1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1872)
"A cockling sea is one jerked up into short waves by contrary currents. cackle, to chuck ; coque, an eggshell, shell, cockle, with the dim. coquille, ..."

2. Atlantis Arisen: Or, Talks of a Tourist about Oregon and Washington by Frances Fuller Victor (1891)
"coquille City is situated on a bend of the river about twelve miles from the ocean, and is a pretty town of about one thousand inhabitants. ..."

3. Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon by Oregon Supreme Court (1918)
"T. Port of coquille River, 311.) NEGLIGENCE. Negligence—Liability—Contribution to Damage by Another. 1. That the negligence of another contributed to damage ..."

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