a fabled land of luxury and idleness.
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How to use Cockaigne in a sentence
Never comes the trader thither, never o'er the purple main Sounds the oath of British commerce, or the accents of Cockaigne.The Book of Humorous Verse | Various
It is a superb land, a country of Cockaigne, as they say, that I dream of visiting with an old friend.The Poems and Prose Poems of Charles Baudelaire | Charles Baudelaire
An old French poem on the Land of Cockaigne described it as an ideal land of luxury and ease.Early Reviews of English Poets | John Louis Haney
There is a wonderful country, a country of Cockaigne, they say, which I dreamed of visiting with an old friend.Baudelaire: His Prose and Poetry | Charles Baudelaire
It is, says Dixon, the common English broadsheet "turned into the dialect of Cockaigne."
British Dictionary definitions for Cockaigne
medieval legend an imaginary land of luxury and idleness
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