princox

[ prin-koks, pring- ]
/ ˈprɪn kɒks, ˈprɪŋ- /
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noun Archaic.

a self-confident young fellow; coxcomb.

Nearby words

  1. principle of least action,
  2. principle of mathematical induction,
  3. principle of superposition,
  4. principle of virtual work,
  5. principled,
  6. pringle's disease,
  7. prink,
  8. print,
  9. print bar,
  10. print journalism

Also prin·cock [prin-kok, pring-] /ˈprɪn kɒk, ˈprɪŋ-/.

Origin of princox

First recorded in 1530–40; origin uncertain

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