(||Co`til`lon") (ko`te`yôN" or ko`tel`-; 277), Cotillion
(Co*til"lion) n. [F. cotillon, fr. OF. cote coat,
LL. cotta tunic. See Coat.]
1. A brisk dance, performed by eight persons; a quadrille.
2. A tune which regulates the dance.
3. A kind of woolen material for women's skirts.
(||Co*tin"ga) n. [Native South American name.] (Zoöl.) A bird of the family Cotingidæ, including
numerous bright-colored South American species; called also chatterers.
(Cot"ise) n. (Her.) See Cottise.
(Cot"ised) a. (Her.) See Cottised.
(Cot"land) n. Land appendant to a cot or cottage, or held by a cottager or cotter.
(Cot"quean`) n. [Cot a cottage + quean.]
1. A man who busies himself with affairs which properly belong to women. Addison.
2. A she-cuckold; a cucquean; a henhussy. [Obs.]
What, shall a husband be afraid of his wife's face?
We are a king, cotquean, and we will reign in our
(Cot*quean"i*ty) n. The condition, character, or conduct of a cotquean. [Obs.] B. Jonson.
(Co`trus*tee") n. A joint trustee.
Cotswold sheep, a long-wooled breed of sheep, formerly common in the counties of Gloucester, Hereford,
and Worcester, Eng.; so called from the Cotswold Hills. The breed is now chiefly amalgamated with
(Cots"wold`) n. [Cot a cottage or hut + wold an open country.] An open country abounding
in sheepcotes, as in the Cotswold hills, in Gloucestershire, England.
(Cot"tage) n. [From Cot a cottage.] A small house; a cot; a hut.
The term was formerly limited to a habitation for the poor, but is now applied to any small tasteful dwelling; and
at places of summer resort, to any residence or lodging house of rustic architecture, irrespective of size.
Cottage allotment. See under Alloment. [Eng.] Cottage cheese, the thick part of clabbered milk
strained, salted, and pressed into a ball.