- coxsackie encephalitis,
- coxsackie virus,
- coxwell chair,
Origin of coxswain
Examples from the Web for coxswain
I looked behind me and saw that the officer, the coxswain, who only had to steer the boat, had fallen asleep.
The coxswain waved his megaphone at our friends in a friendly fashion, and then gave his attention to his crew.The Eight-Oared Victors|Lester Chadwick
In a few moments the dark outline of the boat was seen in the water, and the coxswain was directed to steer towards her.Brave Old Salt|Oliver Optic
A mantle for the officer going on duty; when left in the boat it is in the coxswain's charge.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
Word Origin for coxswain
early 14c., "officer in charge of a ship's boat and its crew," from cock "ship's boat" (from Old French coque "canoe") + swain "boy," from Old Norse sveinn "boy, servant" (see swain).