2. To encircle and hold with, or as with, coils. [Obs. or R.] T. Edwards.
(Coil), v. i. To wind itself cylindrically or spirally; to form a coil; to wind; often with about or around.
You can see his flery serpents . . .
Coiting, playing in the water.
1. A ring, series of rings, or spiral, into which a rope, or other like thing, is wound.
The wild grapevines that twisted their coils from trec to tree.
2. Fig.: Entanglement; toil; mesh; perplexity.
3. A series of connected pipes in rows or layers, as in a steam heating apparatus.
Induction coil. (Elec.) See under Induction. Ruhmkorff's coil (Elec.), an induction coil, sometimes
so called from Ruhmkorff a prominent manufacturer of the apparatus.
(Coil), n. [Of Celtic origin; cf. Gael. goil fume, rage.] A noise, tumult, bustle, or confusion. [Obs.]