Definition of Cothurns

1. Noun. (plural of cothurn) ¹



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Definition of Cothurns

1. cothurn [n] - See also: cothurn

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cothurns

cotenants
coterie
coteries
coterminal
coterminous
coterminously
cotes
coth
cothouse
cothouses
cothromboplastin
coths
cothurn
cothurnal
cothurni
cothurns (current term)
cothurnus
coticular
cotidal
cotija
cotilion
cotillion
cotillions
cotillon
cotillons
coting
cotinga
cotingas
cotinine
cotinines

Literary usage of Cothurns

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"The tragic pathos of the old school was as a whole merely declamatory, and only upon cothurns might it display itself with propriety. ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1886)
"“Then what golden hours were for us, As we sat together there, When the white vests of the Chorus Seemed to wave up a live air! When the cothurns trod ..."

3. The Japanese Letters of Lafcadio Hearn by Lafcadio Hearn (1910)
"... on cothurns, and speaks through a mask to a large, dimly realized audience. Intimate communication, mental companionship, could be had only by letters. ..."

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