the fur of a rabbit, especially when dyed to simulate Hudson seal.
the daman or other hyrax of the same genus.
Obsolete. a person who is easily tricked; gull; dupe.
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How to use cony in a sentence
That winter I climbed up to look for a number of objects and wondered concerning the cony.
One cony had a series of connected rooms, enough almost for a cliff-dweller city.
It appears that all cony stacks are placed by the entrance of the den, and in as sheltered a spot as possible.
In the remains of a caved moraine I saw parts of a number of cony dens exposed.
The upper limits of the inhabited cony zone present a barren appearance.
British Dictionary definitions for cony
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
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