Coachbox to Coannex
(Coach"box`) The seat of a coachman.
(Coach"dog`) (Zoöl.) One of a breed of dogs trained to accompany carriages; the Dalmatian
(Coach"ee) n. A coachman [Slang]
(Coach"fel`low) n. One of a pair of horses employed to draw a coach; hence a comrade.
(Coach"man) n.; pl. Coachmen
1. A man whose business is to drive a coach or carriage.
2. (Zoöl.) A tropical fish of the Atlantic ocean (Dutes auriga); called also charioteer. The name refers
to a long, lashlike spine of the dorsal fin.
(Coach"man*ship) n. Skill in driving a coach.
(Coach"whip` snake") (Zoöl.) A large, slender, harmless snake of the southern United
Its long and tapering tail has the scales so arranged and colored as to give it a braided appearance,
whence the name.
(Co*act") v. t. [L. coactare, intens. fr. cogere, coactum, to force. See Cogent.] To force; to
compel; to drive. [Obs.]
The faith and service of Christ ought to be voluntary and not coacted.
(Co*act"), v. i. [Pref. co- + act, v. i.] To act together; to work in concert; to unite. [Obs.]
But if I tell you how these two did coact.
(Co*ac"tion) n. [L. coactio.] Force; compulsion, either in restraining or impelling. Sojth.
(Co*ac"tive) a. [In sense 1, fr. 1st Coact; in sense 2, fr. 2d Coact.]
1. Serving to compel or constrain; compulsory; restrictive.
Any coactive power or the civil kind.
2. Acting in concurrence; united in action.
With what's unreal thou coactive art.
(Co*ac"tive*ly), adv. In a coactive manner.
(Co`ac*tiv"i*ty) n. Unity of action.
(Co*ad`ap*ta"tion) n. Mutual adaption. R. Owen.
(Co`a*dapt"ed) a. Adapted one to another; as, coadapted pulp and tooth. R. Owen.
(Co*ad"ju*ment) n. Mutual help; coöperation. [R.] Johnson.
(Co`ad*just") v. t. To adjust by mutual adaptations. R. Owen.