Her father had a small yacht—he proposed taking a pleasure party to the coquet.
Without any need of self-restraint, no wish to coquet ever entered her head.
This rise of a new Mahometan power in Africa, a power with which Francis was not ashamed to coquet, demanded instant attention.
How little this was to be expected from Mlle. coquet's shop!
I love to coquet, but the moment a man comes too close, I feel hunted.
He was masked, and had with him only coquet, the master of the household.
No tuneful fisher who was friendly with the muse ever failed to give the coquet a preferential mention in his verse.
coquet holds the affections of Northumbrians, I think, above all their rivers.
The coquet bears the palm for picturesqueness amongst Northumbrian valleys, and is about forty miles in length.
The fishermen of the coquet, however, are not all inarticulate.
"amorous, flirtatious person," 1690s, originally of both sexes (as it was in French), from French coquet (17c.), diminutive of coq "cock" (see cock (n.1)). A figurative reference to its strut or its lust. The distinction of fem. coquette began c.1700, and use in reference to males has faded out since.