verb (used with object), cof·fled, cof·fling.
- coffin corner,
- coffin nail,
- coffin, levi,
- coffin-siris syndrome,
Examples from the Web for coffle
One of the slaves, it seems, had hurt his foot, and the night being very dark they soon lost sight of the coffle.
I found him sitting in his baloon, surrounded by several slatees who proposed to join the coffle.
The overseer had bought some slaves at Selma, from a drove or coffle passing through the place.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus|American Anti-Slavery Society
Her load was taken from her and given to another slave, and she was ordered to keep in the front of the coffle.
He was not only walking by the Broadway coffle, he was creeping by.Literature and Life|William Dean Howells