[ prin-koks, pring- ]
/ ˈprɪn kɒks, ˈprɪŋ- /
a self-confident young fellow; coxcomb.
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Also prin·cock [prin-kok, pring-]. /ˈprɪn kɒk, ˈprɪŋ-/.
Origin of princox
First recorded in 1530–40; origin uncertain
Words nearby princox
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Example sentences from the Web for princox
Princox, I would have you lie with me: I do not love to lie alone.
Indeed, if they be well-laid, Princox, one cannot get them up again in haste.
Precise and learned Princox, dost not thou go to Blackfriars?