(Co*hib"it) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cohibited; p. pr. & vb. n. Cohibiting.] [L. cohibitus, p. p. of cohibere to confine; co- + habere to hold.] To restrain. [Obs.] Bailey.

(Co`hi*bi"tion) n. [L. cohibitio.] Hindrance; restraint. [Obs.]

(Co`ho*bate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cohobated; p. pr. & vb. n. Cohobating.] [LL. cohobare; prob. of Arabic origin: cf. F. cohober.] (Anc. Chem.) To repeat the distillation of, pouring the liquor back upon the matter remaining in the vessel. Arbuthnot.

(Co`ho*ba"tion) n. [Cf. F. cohobation.] (Anc. Chem.) The process of cohobating. Grew.

(Co"horn) n. (Mil.) See Coehorn.

(Co"hort) n. [L. cohors, prop. an inclosure: cf. F. cohorte. See Court, n.]

1. (Rom. Antiq.) A body of about five or six hundred soldiers; the tenth part of a legion.

2. Any band or body of warriors.

With him the cohort bright
Of watchful cherubim.

3. (Bot.) A natural group of orders of plants, less comprehensive than a class.

(Co"hosh) n. (Bot.) A perennial American herb (Caulophyllum thalictroides), whose rootstock is used in medicine; — also called pappoose root. The name is sometimes also given to the Cimicifuga racemosa, and to two species of Actæa, plants of the Crowfoot family.

(Coif) n. [OF. coife, F. coiffe, LL. cofea, cuphia, fr. OHG. kuppa, kuppha, miter, perh. fr. L. cupa tub. See Cup, n.; but cf. also Cop, Cuff the article of dress, Quoif, n.] A cap. Specifically: (a) A close-fitting cap covering the sides of the head, like a small hood without a cape. (b) An official headdress, such as that worn by certain judges in England. [Written also quoif.]

From point and saucy ermine down
To the plain coif and russet gown.
H. Brocke.

The judges, . . . althout they are not of the first magnitude, nor need be of the degree of the coif, yet are they considerable.

(Coif) v. t. [Cf. F. coiffer.] To cover or dress with, or as with, a coif.

And coif me, where I'm bald, with flowers.
J. G. Cooper.

(Coifed) a. Wearing a coif.

(Coif"fure) n. [F., fr. coiffer. See Coif.] A headdress, or manner of dressing the hair. Addison.

(Coigne) n. [See Coin, n.] A quoin.

See you yound coigne of the Capitol? yon corner stone?

(Coigne, Coign"y) n. The practice of quartering one's self as landlord on a tenant; a quartering of one's self on anybody. [Ireland] Spenser.

(Coil) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coiled (koild); p. pr. & vb. n. Coiling.] [OF. coillir, F. cueillir, to collect, gather together, L. coligere; col- + legere to gather. See Legend, and cf. Cull, v. t., Collect.]

1. To wind cylindrically or spirally; as, to coil a rope when not in use; the snake coiled itself before springing.

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