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Origin of coxcomb
OTHER WORDS FROM coxcombcox·comb·i·cal [koks-kom-i-kuhl, -koh-mi-], /kɒksˈkɒm ɪ kəl, -ˈkoʊ mɪ-/, cox·comb·ic, adjectivecox·comb·i·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby coxcomb
Example sentences from the Web for coxcomb
What do you see in my Face that shou'd make you judge me such a Coxcomb?The Stolen Heiress|Susanna Centlivre
He jeered at "the coxcomb Czar, the autocrat of waltzes and of war."
Ser Piero was already celebrated as a conqueror of women; he was four-and-twenty, handsome, strong, something of a coxcomb.The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci|Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky
They thought (instinctively, and each in their different ways,) that he must be a coxcomb.Hester, Volume 2 (of 3)|Margaret Oliphant
Coxcomb as I was, I knew well how passionless was the interest expressed for me.Pelham, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton