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princox

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

a self-confident young fellow; coxcomb.

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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Also prin·cock [prin-kok, pring-]. /ˈprɪn kɒk, ˈprɪŋ-/.

Origin of princox

First recorded in 1530–40; origin uncertain
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