Definition for cohen (2 of 2)
noun, plural Co·ha·nim [Sephardic Hebrew kaw-hah-neem; Ashkenazic Hebrew koh-hah-nim, -hah-nim] /Sephardic Hebrew kɔ hɑˈnim; Ashkenazic Hebrew koʊ hɑˈnɪm, -ˈhɑ nɪm/, English Co·hens.
Origin of Cohen2
Examples from the Web for cohen
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.”
Theda Skocpol, the esteemed Harvard social scientist, agrees with Cohen that they will set up the exchanges.
At recent performances, Cohen has said that he now feels that way himself.
To Esther she was always "the lady mit the from-gold hair," but she had heard a neighbor once address her as Mrs. Cohen.Little Aliens|Myra Kelly
As Mrs. Cohen had said, it was sometimes the eyes, sometimes the lungs, sometimes the back.Comrade Yetta|Albert Edwards
He owed many debts of honour, and Cohen's bill was yet unsettled.The Bow of Orange Ribbon|Amelia E. Barr
This is a criticism to which Cohen, Caird, and Riehl lay themselves open.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'|Norman Kemp Smith
Let us try Cohen's case by these canons only, referring always however, for full argument, to the essays before cited.
British Dictionary definitions for cohen (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for cohen (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for cohen
Jewish surname indicating priestly descent, from Hebrew kohen "priest," from base of kihen "he acted as priest," related to Arabic kahana "he divined, prophesied."