(Cof"fin), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coffined ; p. pr. & vb. n. Coffining.] To inclose in, or as in, a
Would'st thou have laughed, had I come coffined home?
Devotion is not coffined in a cell.
(Cof"fin*less), a. Having no coffin.
(Cof"fle) n. [Ar. kafala caravan.] A gang of negro slaves being driven to market.
(Cog) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cogged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Cogging.] [Cf. W. coegio to make void, to
beceive, from coeg empty, vain, foolish. Cf. Coax, v. t.]
1. To seduce, or draw away, by adulation, artifice, or falsehood; to wheedle; to cozen; to cheat. [R.]
I'll . . . cog their hearts from them.
2. To obtrude or thrust in, by falsehood or deception; as, to cog in a word; to palm off. [R.]
Fustian tragedies . . . have, by concerted applauses, been cogged upon the town for masterpieces.
To cog a die, to load so as to direct its fall; to cheat in playing dice.
(Cog) v. i. To deceive; to cheat; to play false; to lie; to wheedle; to cajole.
For guineas in other men's breeches,
Your gamesters will palm and will cog.
(Cog), n. A trick or deception; a falsehood. Wm. Watson.
(Cog), n. [Cf. Sw. kugge a cog, or W. cocos the cogs of a wheel.]
1. (Mech.) A tooth, cam, or catch for imparting or receiving motion, as on a gear wheel, or a lifter or
wiper on a shaft; originally, a separate piece of wood set in a mortise in the face of a wheel.
2. (Carp.) (a) A kind of tenon on the end of a joist, received into a notch in a bearing timber, and
resting flush with its upper surface. (b) A tenon in a scarf joint; a coak. Knight.
3. (Mining.) One of the rough pillars of stone or coal left to support the roof of a mine.
Cogged breath sound (Auscultation), a form of interrupted respiration, in which the interruptions are
very even, three or four to each inspiration. Quain.
(Cog), v. t. To furnish with a cog or cogs.
(Cog), n. [OE. cogge; cf. D. kog, Icel. kuggr Cf. Cock a boat.] A small fishing boat. Ham.
(Co"gen*cy) n. [See Cogent.] The quality of being cogent; power of compelling conviction; conclusiveness; force.
An antecedent argument of extreme cogency.
J. H. Newman.
(Co*ge"ni*al) a. Congenial. [Obs.]
(Co"gent) a. [L. cogens, p. pr. of cogere to drive together, to force; co- + agere to drive. See
Agent, a., and cf. Coact to force, Coagulate, p. a.]