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Cohen

1

[ koh-uhn ]

noun

  1. Morris Raphael, 1880–1947, U.S. philosopher and educator, born in Russia.
  2. Octav·us Roy [ok-, tav, -, uh, s], 1891–1959, U.S. short-story writer and novelist.


Cohen

2
or Ko·hen

[ koh-uhn; Sephardic Hebrew kaw-henAshkenazic Hebrew koh-heyn, koh-heyn, koin ]

noun

, plural Co·ha·nim [kaw-hah-, neem, koh-hah-, nim, -, hah, -nim], English Co·hens.
  1. a member of the Jewish priestly class, descended from Aaron, having sacrificial, ministerial, and other sacred functions from Aaronic times to about the 1st century a.d. and now having essentially honorific religious duties and prerogatives.

Cohen

1

/ ˈkəʊən /

noun

  1. CohenLeonard1934MCanadianMUSIC: singerMUSIC: songwriterWRITING: poet Leonard. born 1934, Canadian singer, songwriter, and poet; recordings include Songs of Leonard Cohen (1968), Songs of Love and Hate (1971), I'm Your Man (1988), and Ten New Songs (2001)
  2. CohenStanley1922MUSSCIENCE: chemist Stanley. born 1922, US biochemist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1986


Cohen

2

/ kɒˈhɛn; kɔɪn /

noun

  1. a variant spelling of Kohen
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Word History and Origins

Origin of Cohen1

From the Hebrew word kōhēn priest
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Example Sentences

Representatives for Cohen did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Last year, 40 of Variety’s clients earned an award nomination and 14 won an award, according to Variety’s Cohen.

From Digiday

The objects of the stock rallies exist in a “a nostalgia space,” Cohen said.

From Time

“We need to make sure we are helping our communities who are traditionally underserved to get access,” Cohen said.

Cohen became the Mets’ majority owner in November — promising accountability and integrity for an organization that had often lacked both — and Porter, 41, was hired in December.

In 2012, the Kazakh foreign minister actually thanked Baron Cohen for making the movie.

Cohen thinks maybe some economic populism could work, and that could be true in limited circumstances.

All Cohen needed to do was add “of blessed memory” after each political casualty was mentioned.

The progressive Cohen even sarcastically joked that another congressman was “a communist just like me.”

Like Cohen, many of these casualties were white Democrats from below the Mason-Dixon Line.

There was no priest (cohen); the presbyter was the "elder," nothing more.

Shortly after their departure, the 'Rachel Cohen', which had been blown away on the 18th, reappeared and again anchored.

The 'Rachel Cohen' had a severe buffeting, though she was lying on the lee side of the island.

The end of the month arrived and, on making inquiries, we found that there was no news of the 'Rachel Cohen' having left Hobart.

Of course, I placed confidence in the statement that the 'Rachel Cohen' would reach the island within that time.

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