- a piece-dyed or printed twill dress fabric or lining cloth.
Also co·bourg [koh-boo rg] /ˈkoʊ bʊərg/.
Origin of coburg
First recorded in 1880–85; named after Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg
[koh-burg; German koh-boo rk]
- a city in N Bavaria, in S central Germany.
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Examples from the Web for coburg
The dukes of Coburg and Hildburghausen were miserable bankrupts.Blood and Iron
John Hubert Greusel
Instructions to this effect annoyed both the duke and Coburg.William Pitt and the Great War
John Holland Rose
The following year finds him at Coburg, while the diet sat at Augsburg.
I felt so agitated as we approached nearer and nearer to Coburg.Agnes Strickland's Queens of England, Vol. III. (of III)
It is thus that the Prince of Coburg has paid in many instances.My Own Affairs</p>
Louise, Princess of Belgium
- (sometimes capital) a rounded loaf with a cross cut on the topAlso called: coburg loaf
C19: apparently named in honour of Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the name of the British royal family from 1901–1917
- a city in E Germany, in N Bavaria. Pop: 42 257 (2003 est)
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