(Coke"nay) n. A cockney. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Co"ker*nut`) n. (Com.) The cocoanut.
A mode of spelling introduced by the London customhouse to distinguish more widely between this and
other articles spelt much in the same manner.
(Cokes) n. [OE. Cf. Coax.] A simpleton; a gull; a dupe. [Obs.] B. Jonson.
(Coke"wold) n. Cuckold. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Col-) A prefix signifying with, together. See Com-.
(||Col) n. [F., neck, fr. L. collum neck.] A short ridge connecting two higher elevations or mountains; the
pass over such a ridge.
(Co*la"bor*er) n. One who labors with another; an associate in labor.
(Col"an*der) n. [L. colans, -antis, p. pr. of colare to filter, to strain, fr. colum a strainer.
Cf. Cullis, Culvert.] A utensil with a bottom perforated with little holes for straining liquids, mashed
vegetable pulp, etc.; a strainer of wickerwork, perforated metal, or the like.
(Co*la"tion) n. [See Colander.] The act or process of straining or filtering. [R.]
(Co*lat"i*tude) n. [Formed like cosine. See Cosine.] The complement of the latitude, or
the difference between any latitude and ninety degrees.
(Col"a*ture) n. [L. colatura, from colare: cf. F. colature. See Colander.] The process of
straining; the matter strained; a strainer. [R.]
(Col"ber*tine) n. [From Jean Baptiste Colbert, a minister of Louis XIV., who encouraged the
lace manufacture in France.] A kind of lace. [Obs.]
Pinners edged with colbertine.
Difference rose between
Mechlin, the queen of lace, and colbertine.
(Col"chi*cine) n. [Cf. F. colchicine.] (Chem.) A powerful vegetable alkaloid, C17H19NO5,
extracted from the Colchicum autumnale, or meadow saffron, as a white or yellowish amorphous powder,
with a harsh, bitter taste; called also colchicia.
(Col"chi*cum) n. [L., a plant with a poisonous root, fr. Colchicus Colchian, fr. Colchis,
Gr. an ancient province in Asia, east of the Black Sea, where was the home of Media the sorceress.]
(Bot.) A genus of bulbous-rooted plants found in many parts of Europe, including the meadow saffron.
Preparations made from the poisonous bulbs and seeds, and perhaps from the flowers, of the Colchicum
autumnale (meadow saffron) are used as remedies for gout and rheumatism.
(Col"co*thar) n. [NL. colcothar vitrioli, fr. Ar. qolqo&tsdotar.] (Chem.) Polishing rouge; a
reddish brown oxide of iron, used in polishing glass, and also as a pigment; called also crocus Martis.
(Cold) a. [Compar. Colder (-er); superl. Coldest.] [OE. cold, cald, AS. cald, ceald; akin to
OS. kald, D. koud, G. kalt, Icel. kaldr, Dan. kold, Sw. kall, Goth. kalds, L. gelu frost, gelare to
freeze. Orig. p. p. of AS. calan to be cold, Icel. kala to freeze. Cf. Cool, a., Chill, n.]
1. Deprived of heat, or having a low temperature; not warm or hot; gelid; frigid. "The snowy top of cold