Webster's Dictionary, 1913

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Coessential adjective Partaking of the same essence. -- Co`es*sen"tial*ly , adverb

We bless and magnify that coessential Spirit, eternally proceeding from both [ The Father and the Son].
Hooker.

Coessentiality noun Participation of the same essence. Johnson.

Coestablishment noun Joint establishment. Bp. Watson.

Coestate noun Joint estate. Smolett.

Coetanean noun A person coetaneous with another; a contemporary. [ R.]

A . . . coetanean of the late earl of Southampton.
Aubrey.

Coetaneous adjective [ Latin coaetaneus ; co- + aetas age.] Of the same age; beginning to exist at the same time; contemporaneous.

-- Co`e*ta"ne*ous*ly , adverb

And all [ members of the body] are coetaneous .
Bentley.

Coeternal adjective Equally eternal. -- Co`e*ter"nal*ly , adverb

Hail, holy Light, offspring of Heaven first born!
Or of the Eternal coeternal beam.
Milton.

Coeternity noun Existence from eternity equally with another eternal being; equal eternity.

Coeval adjective [ Latin coaevus ; co- + aevum lifetime, age. See Age , noun ] Of the same age; existing during the same period of time, especially time long and remote; -- usually followed by with .

Silence! coeval with eternity!
Pope.

Oaks coeval spread a mournful shade.
Cowper.

Coeval noun One of the same age; a contemporary.

As if it were not enough to have outdone all your coevals in wit.
Pope.

Coevous adjective Coeval [ Obsolete] South.

Coexecutor noun A joint executor.

Coexecutrix noun A joint executrix.

Coexist intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Coexisted ; present participle & verbal noun Coexisting .] To exist at the same time; -- sometimes followed by with .

Of substances no one has any clear idea, farther than of certain simple ideas coexisting together.
Locke.

So much purity and integrity . . . coexisting with so much decay and so many infirmities.
Warburton.

Coexistence noun Existence at the same time with another; -- contemporary existence.

Without the help, or so much as the coexistence , of any condition.
Jer. Taylor.

Coexistent adjective Existing at the same time with another. -- noun That which coexists with another.

The law of coexistent vibrations.
Whewell.

Coexisting adjective Coexistent. Locke.

Coextend transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Coextended ; present participle & verbal noun Coextending .] To extend through the same space or time with another; to extend to the same degree.

According to which the least body may be coextended with the greatest.
Boyle.

Has your English language one single word that is coextended through all these significations?
Bentley.

Coextension (kō`ĕks*tĕn"shŭn) noun The act of extending equally, or the state of being equally extended.

Coextensive adjective Equally extensive; having equal extent; as, consciousness and knowledge are coextensive . Sir W. Hamilton. -- Co`ex*ten"sive*ly , adverb -- Co`ex*ten"sive*ness, noun

Coffee noun [ Turk. qahveh , Arabic qahuah wine, coffee, a decoction of berries. Confer Café .]
1. The "beans" or "berries" (pyrenes) obtained from the drupes of a small evergreen tree of the genus Coffea , growing in Abyssinia, Arabia, Persia, and other warm regions of Asia and Africa, and also in tropical America.

2. The coffee tree.

» There are several species of the coffee tree, as, Coffea Arabica , C. occidentalis , and C. Liberica . The white, fragrant flowers grow in clusters at the root of the leaves, and the fruit is a red or purple cherrylike drupe, with sweet pulp, usually containing two pyrenes, commercially called "beans" or "berries".

3. The beverage made from the roasted and ground berry.

They have in Turkey a drink called coffee . . . . This drink comforteth the brain and heart, and helpeth digestion.
Bacon.

» The use of coffee is said to have been introduced into England about 1650, when coffeehouses were opened in Oxford and London.

Coffee bug (Zoology) , a species of scale insect ( Lecanium coffæa ), often very injurious to the coffee tree. -- Coffee rat (Zoology) See Musang .

Coffeehouse noun A house of entertainment, where guests are supplied with coffee and other refreshments, and where men meet for conversation.

The coffeehouse must not be dismissed with a cursory mention. It might indeed, at that time, have been not improperly called a most important political institution. . . . The coffeehouses were the chief organs through which the public opinion of the metropolis vented itself. . . . Every man of the upper or middle class went daily to his coffeehouse to learn the news and discuss it. Every coffeehouse had one or more orators, to whose eloquence the crowd listened with admiration, and who soon became what the journalists of our own time have been called -- a fourth estate of the realm.
Macaulay.

Coffeeman noun One who keeps a coffeehouse. Addison.

Coffeepot noun A covered pot in which coffee is prepared, or is brought upon the table for drinking.

Coffeeroom noun A public room where coffee and other refreshments may be obtained.

Coffer noun [ Old French cofre , French coffre , Latin cophinus basket, from Greek .... Confer Coffin , noun ]
1. A casket, chest, or trunk; especially, one used for keeping money or other valuables. Chaucer.

In ivory coffers I have stuffed my crowns.
Shak.

2. Fig.: Treasure or funds; -- usually in the plural.

He would discharge it without any burden to the queen's coffers , for honor sake.
Bacon.

Hold, here is half my coffer .
Shak.

3. (Architecture) A panel deeply recessed in the ceiling of a vault, dome, or portico; a caisson.

4. (Fort.) A trench dug in the bottom of a dry moat, and extending across it, to enable the besieged to defend it by a raking fire.

5. The chamber of a canal lock; also, a caisson or a cofferdam.

Coffer dam . (Engineering) See Cofferdam , in the Vocabulary. -- Coffer fish . (Zoology) See Cowfish .

Coffer transitive verb
1. To put into a coffer. Bacon.

2. (Mining.) To secure from leaking, as a shaft, by ramming clay behind the masonry or timbering. Raymond.

3. To form with or in a coffer or coffers; to furnish with a coffer or coffers.

Cofferdam noun A water- tight inclosure, as of piles packed with clay, from which the water is pumped to expose the bottom (of a river, etc.) and permit the laying of foundations, building of piers, etc.

Cofferer noun One who keeps treasures in a coffer. [ R.]

Cofferwork noun (Masonry) Rubblework faced with stone. Knight.

Coffin noun [ Middle English , a basket, receptacle, Old French cofin , from Latin cophinus . See Coffer , noun ]
1. The case in which a dead human body is inclosed for burial.

They embalmed him [ Joseph], and he was put in a coffin .
Gen. 1. 26.

2. A basket. [ Obsolete] Wyclif (matt. xiv. 20).

3. A casing or crust, or a mold, of pastry, as for a pie.

Of the paste a coffin I will rear.
Shak.

4. A conical paper bag, used by grocers. [ Obsolete] Nares.

5. (Far.) The hollow crust or hoof of a horse's foot, below the coronet, in which is the coffin bone.

Coffin bone , the foot bone of the horse and allied animals, inclosed within the hoof, and corresponding to the third phalanx of the middle finger, or toe, of most mammals. -- Coffin joint , the joint next above the coffin bone.

Coffin transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Coffined ; present participle & verbal noun Coffining .] To inclose in, or as in, a coffin.

Would'st thou have laughed, had I come coffined home?
Shak.

Devotion is not coffined in a cell.
John Hall (1646).

Coffinless adjective Having no coffin.

Coffle noun [ Arabic kafala caravan.] A gang of negro slaves being driven to market.

Cog transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Cogged ; present participle & verbal noun Cogging .] [ Confer W. coegio to make void, to beceive, from coeg empty, vain, foolish. Confer Coax , transitive verb ]


1. To seduce, or draw away, by adulation, artifice, or falsehood; to wheedle; to cozen; to cheat. [ R.]

I'll . . . cog their hearts from them.
Shak.

2. To obtrude or thrust in, by falsehood or deception; as, to cog in a word; to palm off. [ R.]

Fustian tragedies . . . have, by concerted applauses, been cogged upon the town for masterpieces.
J. Dennis

To cog a die, to load so as to direct its fall; to cheat in playing dice.
Swift.

Cog intransitive verb To deceive; to cheat; to play false; to lie; to wheedle; to cajole.

For guineas in other men's breeches,
Your gamesters will palm and will cog .
Swift.

Cog noun A trick or deception; a falsehood. Wm. Watson.

Cog noun [ Confer Swedish kugge a cog, or W. cocos the cogs of a wheel.]
1. (Mech.) A tooth, cam, or catch for imparting or receiving motion, as on a gear wheel, or a lifter or wiper on a shaft; originally, a separate piece of wood set in a mortise in the face of a wheel.

2. (Carp.) (a) A kind of tenon on the end of a joist, received into a notch in a bearing timber, and resting flush with its upper surface. (b) A tenon in a scarf joint; a coak. Knight.

3. (Mining.) One of the rough pillars of stone or coal left to support the roof of a mine.

Cog transitive verb To furnish with a cog or cogs.

Cogged breath sound (Auscultation) , a form of interrupted respiration, in which the interruptions are very even, three or four to each inspiration. Quain.

Cog noun [ Middle English cogge ; confer Dutch kog , Icelandic kuggr Confer Cock a boat.] A small fishing boat. Ham. Nav. Encyc.

Cogency noun [ See Cogent .] The quality of being cogent; power of compelling conviction; conclusiveness; force.

An antecedent argument of extreme cogency .
J. H. Newman.

Cogenial adjective Congenial. [ Obsolete]

Cogent (kō"jĕnt) adjective [ Latin cogens , present participle of cogere to drive together, to force; co- + agere to drive. See Agent , adjective , and confer Coact to force, Coagulate , p. adjective ]
1. Compelling, in a physical sense; powerful. [ Obsolete]

The cogent force of nature.
Prior.

2. Having the power to compel conviction or move the will; constraining; conclusive; forcible; powerful; not easily reasisted.

No better nor more cogent reason.
Dr. H. More.

Proofs of the most cogent description.
Tyndall.

The tongue whose strains were cogent as commands,
Revered at home, and felt in foreign lands.
Cowper.

Syn. -- Forcible; powerful; potent; urgent; strong; persuasive; convincing; conclusive; influential.

Cogently adverb In a cogent manner; forcibly; convincingly; conclusively. Locke.

Cogger (kŏg"gẽr) noun [ From Cog to wheedle.] A flatterer or deceiver; a sharper.

Coggery noun Trick; deception. Bp. Watson.

Coggle noun [ See Cog small boat.] A small fishing boat. Ham. Nav. Encyc.

Coggle noun [ Confer Cobble a cobblestone.] A cobblestone. [ Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.

Cogitability noun The quality of being cogitable; conceivableness.

Cogitable adjective [ Latin cogitabilis , from cogitare to think.] Capable of being brought before the mind as a thought or idea; conceivable; thinkable.

Creation is cogitable by us only as a putting forth of divine power.
Sir W. Hamilton.