Dictionary: COR – COTZ

• COR!
int. 1931 Brit. – an exclamation of surprise or astonishment
 
• CORAL BRANCH
n. Urquhart usage – the penis

• CORBERATER
n. 1976 Amer. dial. – a carburetor

• CORBIE
n. 1930 Amer. dial. – a Roman Catholic priest
 
• COR BLIMEY!
int. 1931 Brit. – an exclamation of surprise or astonishment

• CORD
n. 1. 1843 Amer. dial. – a large amount; a great many
n. 2. 1967 Amer. dial. – a contraction of the muscles of the neck
 
• CORDILOQUY
n. 1642 nonce word obs. – a speaking from the heart, a heartfelt speech

• CORDWINDER
n. 1644 Amer. dial. arch. – a shoemaker; a cordwainer

• CORDWOOD
n. 1. 1966 Amer. dial. – a rustic or countrified person
n. 2. 1967 Amer. dial. – a toothpick
 
• CORE
n. 1. Bk1890 sl. – the heart
n. 2. 1959 Amer. dial. – the pile of snow left after ploughing
 
• CORE THROUGH
adv. 1901 Eng. dial. – thoroughly
 
• CORINTH
n. Bk1902 sl. – a brothel
 
• CORK
n. 1. Bk1903 sl. – money
n. 2. 1950 Amer. dial. – a person of Irish descent
vb. 1. 1905 Amer. dial. – to make oneself ridiculous
vb. 2. 1906 Amer. dial. – to baffle, to give one pause
vb. 3. 1909 Amer. dial. – to injure oneself
vb. 4. 1968 Amer. dial. – to strike; to hit hard with the fist
 
• CORK-BRAINED
adj. Bk1942 Amer. sl. – foolish; silly; witless
 
• CORK DOWN
vb. World War II Amer. sl. – to go to bed; to sleep

• CORKED
adj. 1. 1912 Amer. dial. – drunk
adj. 2. 1967 Amer. dial. – constipated
adj. 3. 1970 Amer. dial. – tired, exhausted
 
• CORKER
adj. 1937 NZ sl. – excellent
n. 1. 1882 sl. – an excellent person or thing
n. 2. 1909 sl. – a sexually attractive person
n. 3. 1968 Amer. dial. – a hobgoblin that is used to threaten children and make them behave

• CORK HIGH AND BOTTLE DEEP
adj. 1960 Amer. dial. – drunk
 
• CORKING
adj. 1895 sl. – fine, excellent, very pleasing
 
• CORKING-PIN
n. Urquhart usage – the penis
 
• CORKLE
n. 1. 1398 obs. rare – ? contortion
n. 2. 19C Eng. dial. – the core of an apple  or other fruit

• CORK-LEGGED LIMITED
n. 1950 Amer. dial., jocular usage – a branch railroad that is not very important, or does not give the best service
 
• CORK OFF
vb. World War II Amer. sl. – to go to bed; to sleep  

• CORKONIAN
n. 1834 Amer. dial. – an Irish-American whose family came from the south of Ireland
 
• CORKSCREWY
adj. Bk1942 Amer. sl. – bewildered; confused; muddled
 
• CORK-STOPPLE
n. Bk1913-17 Amer. dial. – a cork
 
• CORKY
adj. 1. 17C sl. – drunk, tipsy
adj. 2. M18 sl. – skittish, restless, frivolous, lively
adj. 3. 2000s African-American sl. – stupid, foolish
 
• CORKY-BRAINED
adj. a1700 sl. – silly, foolish 
 
• CORKY-NODDLE
n. 18C Sc. – a light-headed, frivolous person; one whose wisdom floats on the surface; an empty-headed fellow
 
• COR LUMME!
int. 1930s – God love me!
 
• CORN
n. 1. 1820 Amer. dial. – corn liquor, moonshine
n. 2. 1969 Amer. dial. – money
vb. 1899 Amer. sl. – to intoxicate; to make dead drunk

• CORN-BREAD
adj. 1951 Amer. dial. – ordinary, common
 
• CORN COFFEE
n. 1939 US sl. – alcohol, corn whisky, moonshine
 
• CORNCRACKER
n. 1. M19 US sl. – a native of Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, or Virginia
n. 2. M19 US sl. – a poor White farmer; a rustic
n. 3. Bk1905 Amer. dial. – a good thing  
 
• CORN-CRACKERS
n. M19 US sl. – the teeth

• CORN CRIB
n. 1969 Amer. dial. – a very thin horse in poor physical condition
 
• CORNED
adj. 1785 sl. – drunk

• CORNER
n. 1970 Amer. dial. – the last drop in the bottle

• CORNER GAL
n. 1970 Amer. dial. – an immoral woman

• CORNER HOUSE
n. 1968 Amer. dial. – an outside toilet
 
• CORNER TURNER
n. World War II Amer. sl. – a deserter
 
• CORN-FED
adj. 1. 1915 Amer. dial. – large and clumsy; dull-witted
adj. 2. 1929 sl., orig. US – said of something banal or provincial
adj. 3. 1929 Amer. dial. – of music: countrified or out-of-style
adj. 4. 1938 Amer. dial. – plump, fat
adj. 5. Bk1942 Amer. sl. – vigorous; robust
 
• CORNFLAKE
n. 1. 1970s sl. – an eccentric; one who stands outside the group norms
n. 2. 1970s sl. – a young male homosexual
 
• CORNFLAKES IN A CAN
n. 1990s US college sl. – beer
 
• CORN-GRINDERS
n. M19 US sl. – the teeth
 
• CORNHOLE
n. 1922 US sl. – the anus
vb. 1. 1938 US sl. – to take the active role in anal sex
vb. 2. 1974 US sl. – to victimize someone; to force someone into submission
vb. 3. 20C US sl. – to push a real or imagined object up someone’s anus; to ‘goose’
vb. 4. E20 US sl. – to perform anal intercourse upon a male; to commit pederasty
 
• CORN-HOLER
n. 20C sl. – a pederast
 
• CORN HUSK
n. 1998 UK sl. – a condom, esp. one manufactured for anal intercourse
 
• CORN IN EGYPT
n. Bk1903 sl. – money
 
• CORN-JUICE
n. 1846 US sl. – alcoholic liquor brewed from corn; any alcoholic liquor; whisky
 
• CORN-MULE
n. 20C US sl. – whisky distilled from corn mash; any whisky .
 
• CORN-ON-THE-COB
n. Bk1942 Amer. sl. – a harmonica

• CORN PONE
n. 1967 Amer. dial. – a rustic or countrified person

• CORN SHELLERS
n. 1950 Amer. dial., jocular usage – large front teeth that stick out

• CORN SNOW
n. 1955 Amer. dial. – a granular snow produced by successive thawing and freezing; spring snow

• CORN SQUEEZINGS
n. 1956 Amer. dial. – corn liquor, home made whisky, moonshine
 
• CORNSTALK
n. 1827 Aust. sl. – orig. a native-born, non-aboriginal Australian; later, a person from New South Wales

• CORNSTARCH AIRS
n. 1916 Amer. dial. – stiff, formal manners

• CORN SWEAT
n. 1975 Amer. dial. – an effort by cajolement and insistence to persuade somebody to your way of thinking

• CORN TASSEL
n. 1931 Amer. dial., nickname – a rustic

• CORN TWISTER
n. 1954 Amer. dial. – a hot, dry spell
 
• CORN-WAGON
n. Bk1913-17 Amer. dial. – a thunder-clap
 
• CORN WHISKEY HOUSE
n. 2003 Amer. dial. – a low-class or illegal bar or saloon; a honky-tonk
 
• CORNY
adj. Bk1942 Amer. sl. – boorish; rustic  
 
• CORONER
n. c1870 sl. – a heavy fall
 
• CORP
n. 1. 1909 sl. – a corporal
n. 2. 1917 Amer. dial. – a corpse
 
• CORPORAL’S BUTT
n. World War II Amer. sl. – a cigarette more than half smoked

• CORPORATION
n. 1931 Amer. dial. – an oversize belly, a paunch

• CORPOROSITY
n. 1838 Amer. dial. – one’s body; health
 
• CORPSE REVIVER
n. 1865 jocular usage, orig. US – a strong (mixed) drink intended to cure a hang-over
 
• CORPSY
adj. Bk1942 Amer. sl. – thin; skinny
 
• CORRECTIFY
vb. a1625 nonce word obs. – to correct, to set right
 
• CORREPT
adj. 1. 1654 obs. – abridged, shortened
adj. 2. 1659 obs. – chiding, abusive, blameworthy, reprehensible
adj. 3. 1659 obs. – rapt
vb. 1. c1449 obs. – to reprehend, to reprove
vb. 2. 1657 obs. – to seize
 
• CORREPTION
n. 1. c1380 obs. – a chiding, reprehension, reproof, reproach, rebuke
n. 2. 1659 obs. – a sudden snatching away, a seizure
 
• CORREPTORY
adj. 1659 obs. – conveying reproof, rebuking, chiding, reprehensive

• CORRESPOND THE IDEA
vb. 1930 African-American – to relinquish the plan
 
• CORROBOREE
vb. Bk1892 Aust. sl. – to boil  
 
• CORRUPTION
n. 1. Bk1913-17 Amer. dial. – pus  
n. 2. 1959 Amer. dial. rare – junk, waste iron; any scrap or trash
 
• CORSIOUS
adj. 1430 obs. – corpulent, big-bodied, stout
 
• CORSY
adj. c1440 obs. – corpulent, fat, plump, big-bodied, stout
 
• CORTICENE-GRABBER’S ITCH
n. 1940 Royal Aust. Navy usage – a strong desire to throw oneself upon the ship’s deck during a dive-bombing attack  
 
• CORYBUNGUS
n. 1860 pugilistic sl. – the posteriors
 
• COSAN
n. 1. M16 UK criminals’ sl. – cheese
n. 2. Bk1914 criminals’ sl. – a ten-cent piece
 
• COSE
n. Bk1914 criminals’ sl. – a five-cent piece
vb. 1914 Amer. dial. – to enjoy ease and comfort
 
• COSH
n. 1864 sl  – a life-preserver (a short club with a heavy weighted end used as a weapon)
vb. 1865 chiefly Brit. sl. – to hit on the head with a cosh (bludgeon)

• COSSET
n. 1. 1806 Amer. dial. – a pet lamb
n. 2. 1816 Amer. dial. – a spoiled child or pet; a favourite, a darling
 
• COSSIE
n. 1915 Aust. colloq. – a bathing suit; a swimsuit
 
• COST
vb. 1895 sl. – to be expensive
 
• COSTA DEL CRIME
n. 1984 Brit. jocular usage – the south-east coast of Spain, as used by several British criminals as a bolt-hole to escape British justice

• COSTIC
adj. 1966 Amer. dial. – constipated
 
• COSTING
adj. 20C teen & high school sl. – expensive
 
• COSTIOUS
adj. 1340 obs. – expensive, costly

• COSTIVE
adj. 1933 Amer. dial. – costly, expensive

• COSTLY
adj. 1966 Amer. dial. – constipated
 
• COSTUME JEWELRY
n. World War II Amer. sl. – an officer’s insignia  
 
• COSY UP TO
vb. 1930s sl., orig. US – to become intimate with; to ingratiate oneself with
 
• COT
n. 1. L17 – a man who meddles in ‘women’s work’ around the house
n. 2. c1770 Amer. dial. – a sofa, a couch
n. 3. 1921 Amer. dial. – an apricot
 
• COTBETTY
n. 1859 – a man who meddles in ‘women’s work’ around the house
 
• COT HOUSE
n. 1. M19 sl. – a cheap rooming house or ‘hotel’, esp. in a town based on an oil-drilling camp
n. 2. L19 sl. – a tent
 
• COTIDIAL
adj. 1502 obs. – daily
 
• COTIDIALLY
adv. c1430 obs. – day by day  
 
• COTTAGE
n. 1932 Brit. sl. – a public lavatory used by male homosexuals for assignations

• COTTED CHEESE
n. 1949 Amer. dial. – cottage cheese

• COTTON
n. 1930 Amer. dial. – an old man who tries to act youthful

• COTTON-EYED
adj. 1905 Amer. dial. – having the whites of the eyes prominent

• COTTONHEAD
n. 1. 1861 Amer. dial. – a person with light-coloured hair
n. 2. 1969 Amer. dial. – a silly or light-headed person

• COTTON-HEADED
adj. 1885 Amer. dial. – having light-coloured hair

COTTON IS GETTING CHEAP
phr. 1965 Amer. dial. – a warning to a woman that her slip is showing

COTTON IS BELOW THE MARKET
phr. 1965 Amer. dial. – a warning to a woman that her slip is showing
 
• COTTON ON
vb. 1929 sl. – to understand or realize the meaning of something
 
• COTTON ON TO
vb. 1929 sl. – to understand or realize the meaning of something

• COTTON PICKER
n. 1. 1930 Amer. dial., logging usage – a Black person
n. 2. 1937 Amer. dial. – a Texan; a term of reproach
n. 3. 1950 Amer. dial. – an ignorant, foolish, or uninitiated person
n. 4. 1966 Amer. dial. – one’s hand

• COTTON-PICKING
adv. 1965 Amer. dial. – damned, darned
 
• COTTON PLANTATION
n. Bk1942 Amer. sl. – Alabama
 
• COTTON PLANTATION STATE
n. Bk1942 Amer. sl. – Alabama

• COTTON SHOWER
n. 1970 Amer. dial. – a short hard rain
 
• COTTON STATE
n. Bk1942 Amer. sl. – Alabama
 
• COTTON TO
vb. 1840 sl. – to take a liking to someone

• COTTONTOP
n. 1922 Amer. dial. – a person with light-coloured hair

• COTTONTOP GRAVY
n. 1969 Amer. dial. – gravy made with milk and flour for thickening

• COTTON-TOPPED
adj. 1949 Amer. dial. – having light-coloured hair

• COTTONWOOD BLOSSOM
n. 1961 Amer. cowboy usage – a man hanged from the limb of a tree

• COTTY
n. 1967 Amer. dial. – manure


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