- the fur of a rabbit, especially when dyed to simulate Hudson seal.
- the daman or other hyrax of the same genus.
- the pika.
- a rabbit.
- Obsolete. a person who is easily tricked; gull; dupe.
Origin of cony
Related Words for coniesrodent, hare, bunny, buck, cony, capon, doe, cuniculus, cottontail, chinchilla, lapin, coney, lagomorph
Examples from the Web for conies
Historical Examples of conies
The Conies are but a feeble folk, yet they make their houses in the rocks.Lotus Buds
Everywhere among the bowlders were whistling rock-rabbits, or conies.Pluck on the Long Trail
Edwin L. Sabin
My grandfather can call to mind the time when only the conies lived upon this rock.Sir Nigel
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Conies are but a feeble folk, yet make they their houses in the rocks.Bible Animals;
J. G. Wood
We will show these conies of Cynwyl that we are not afraid of them.Pabo, The Priest
- a rabbit or fur made from the skin of a rabbit
- (in the Bible) another name for the hyrax, esp the Syrian rock hyrax
- another name for pika
- archaic a fool or dupe
Word Origin for cony
Word Origin and History for conies