[ kot-kween ]
/ ˈkɒtˌkwin /
Archaic. a man who busies himself with traditionally women's household duties.
Archaic. a coarse woman.
Words nearby cotquean
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Examples from the Web for cot-quean
A cot-quean is a man who meddles with female affairs; used by S. only here.Shakespeare's Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet|William Shakespeare
British Dictionary definitions for cot-quean
/ (ˈkɒtˌkwiːn) /
a coarse woman
a man who does housework
Word Origin for cotquean
C16: see cot ², quean
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