Reverse Dictionary: CO – COG


COACH – ADJECTIVES (also see CARRIAGE)
– belonging to a coach, wagon, or any carriage VECTARIOUS 1656 rare
 
COACH – NOUNS
– a buggy without any top BANGY 1967 Amer. dial.
– a cabriolet; a public carriage CAB 1820s colloq.
– a coach QUITCH a1693 obs.
– a coach RATTLER 1630 UK criminals’ sl.
– a coach drawn by three horses, two abreast and one in the lead UNICORN 1785 UK criminals’ sl.
– a hackney carriage JINGLE 1860 Irish sl.
– a hackney coach JARVEY;  JARVIE;  JARVY 1819 obs.
– a hackney coach or carriage; a vehicle plying for hire HACK 1704
– a horse and carriage HITCH Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– a horse-drawn vehicle with a wicker body BASKET BUGGY;  BASKET CARRIAGE;  BASKET PHAETON;  BASKET WAGON 1863 Amer. dial.
– a run-down coach QUEER ROTAN E19 UK criminals’ sl.
– a trap or light carriage BUTTER FLAP M19 rhyming sl.
– coach-driving WAGONING M19 sl.
– ‘cutting out the backs of coaches and robbing the seats’ IMPUDENT STEALING Bk1796 sl.
– the conductor’s or the footman’s place on an old-style omnibus or on a carriage MONKEY-BOARD 1842 colloq.
 
COACH – NOUNS, PERSON
– a cab-driver; now, spec., a taxi-driver CABBIE;  CABBY 1859 colloq.
– a cabman CAB Bk1914 Amer. dial.
– a coachman ESSEDARTUS E18 sl.
– a coachman GURRAWAUN 1864 Anglo-Indian obs.
– a coachman HELL-DRIVER 1699 sl. obs.
– a coachman MAFOO Bk1910 Anglo-Chinese
– a coachman; a driver JEHU 1694 humorous usage
– a coachman’s assistant CAD-BOY L18 sl.
– a coachman’s assistant;  the person who takes the fare or attends to the passengers of a coach CAD 1833 obs. or hist.
– a coach-trimmer RAG-TACKER c1820 sl.
– a gentleman’s coachman WAP-JOHN 1826 sl. obs.
– a hackney coachman JARVIS 1811 sl.
– a hackney-coachman JARVEY;  JARVIE;  JARVY 1812 colloq.
– an insulting term for a second-rate, incompetent coachman GARDENER 1859 sl.
– an unbooked passenger in a coach, whose fare was pocketed by the driver CADCATCHER Bk1955
– an unbooked passenger whom the driver of a coach took up for his own profit on the way CAD 1790 obs.
– a passenger who rides on top of a coach OUTSIDE L18 sl.
– a person in a service industry, cab-driver, a waiter, cab-driver, who solicits for tips CADGER L19 sl.
– a person who cuts out the back of a coach and takes things out of it IMPUDENT STEALER c1700 UK criminals’ sl.
– a postilion; one who rides one of a carriage’s leading horses rather than riding on the box JACK-BOY c1810 sl.
– in coaching: a passenger not on the waybill SHORT-ONE c1830
– the driver of a hackney-coach (a four-wheeled coach, drawn by two hoses, and seated for six persons) HACKNEY-COACHMAN c1610
– the driver of a public hired cab CABMAN 1850
 
COACH – VERBS
– to act the ‘jarvey’; to drive a carriage JARVEY 1826
– to be thrown or fall from a coach BE ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE HEDGE;  FALL ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE HEDGE c1800 sl.
– to drive a coach FLUTTER THE RIBBANDS OF A COACH 1864 sl.
– to drive a horse-drawn vehicle JEHU 1822
– to travel by cab CAB (IT) E19 sl.


COACH (one who teaches or trains) – NOUNS, PERSON
a coach SKIP 1970 US sl.
a coach, esp. one who also plays on the team BENCH BOSS 1909


COAGULATE, COAGULATED – ADJECTIVES
coagulated, clotted QUARRY 1587 obs. rare

COAGULATE  etc. – VERBS
to cause to coagulate; to make to curdle SAM 1788 Eng. dial.
to coagulate, to clot, to curdle; said of milk or blood LAPPER 1768 Sc.
to coagulate, to curdle CRUDDLE; CRUDLE 1579 obs.
to coagulate, to curdle QUAIL c1430 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
to coagulate, to curdle QUAR 1578 obs. exc. Eng. dial. 
to coagulate, to curdle YEARN 1371-3 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
to coagulate, to curdle, to sour and become thick; said of milk LOBBER 1856 Amer. dial.
to coagulate, to curdle, to sour and become thick; said of milk LOPPER 1889 Amer. dial.
to coagulate, to stick together CAGGLE Bk1898 Eng. dial.


COAL – ADJECTIVES
– live, burning; said of coals QUICK c1000 obs.
 
COAL – NOUNS
– a burning coal covered with ashes to preserve a fire overnight SEED 1931 Amer. dial.
– a burning coal, peat, etc.; fuel for a fire INGLE 1814 Sc.
– a coal scuttle SKITTLE 1973 Amer. dial.
 a live coal, a cinder ISELL;  ISIL 1825 Sc.
– a live coal, a glowing ember of coal, peat, wood, etc.; a red-hot cinder QUILE 1866 Sc.
– a live coal, a spark of fire; a very small fire NEEST;  NIST 1886 Sc.
– a live coal or ember EASLE a1000 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– a live coal that flies out of the fire; an ember AIZLE;  IZLE a1000 Sc.
– a piece of burning coal or peat; a spark of fire; a firebrand TAND 1866 Sc.
– a red hot coal carried on a small tongs from one pioneer cabin to another to start fires GLEDE;  GLEED 1847 Amer. dial.
– coal BLACK DIAMONDS Bk1890 sl.
 coal LAMPBLACK 1897 US railroad sl.
– coal PITTSBURGH FEATHERS Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– small lumps of coal, esp. those graded as having less than a certain diameter NUTS 1857 rare
 
COAL – NOUNS, PERSON
– a coal-heaver FANTAIL GENTLEMAN 19C sl.
– ‘a Londoner who formerly bought coals of the country colliers at so much a sack, and made his chief profit by using smaller sacks, making pretense he was a country collier’ LEGER;  LEGIER;  LIEGER 1592 obs.
– a person who sells coals in small loads; a carter or carrier, esp. a man who makes his living by carting for other people  JAGGER 1870 Eng. dial.
 
COAL – VERBS
– to burn like a coal CARBUNCULATE 1623 obs.
– to steal coal as one carts it FLY THE PIGEONS B1923 cant


COARSE, COARSE-MINDED, COARSENESS – ADJECTIVES
– coarse and rude of speech RAW-GOBBED B1900 Eng. dial.
– coarse, boorish; having the qualities of a ‘zhlub’ ZHLUBBY 1964 sl.
– coarse, churlish, clownish, vulgar; rude, mean CARLISH;  KARLISH a1240
– coarse, dirty, slovenly HASKY 1808 Sc.
– coarse; earthy RORTY L19 sl.
– coarse-featured; stern-faced; having a hard or unpleasing appearance or look; ugly HARD-FAVOURED 1513 arch.
– coarse, harsh, acrid; rough in manner TARF 1880 Sc.
– coarse, harsh, rough, unyielding HASKY 1848 Eng. dial.
– coarse, ill-mannered, impudent, ill-tempered, coarse; said of behaviour or speech ILL-FAURED 1816 Sc.
– coarse in appearance, haggard and tawdry RAGGLETIE a1838 Sc.
– coarse, lacking in finesse; uncouth ROUGH AS A PIG’S BREAKFAST 1933 Aust. & NZ sl.
– coarse, lacking in finesse; uncouth ROUGH AS A SANDBAG 1925 Aust. & NZ sl.
– coarse, lacking in finesse; uncouth ROUGH AS BAGS 1919 Aust. & NZ sl.
– coarse, lacking in finesse; uncouth ROUGH AS GUTS 1951 Aust. & NZ sl.
– coarse, large, fat, corpulent BAUSY Bk1898 Sc.
– coarse-mannered, angry ROUGH SIDE DOWNWARDS 19C Eng. dial.
– coarse, mean, paltry, base, nasty, contemptible ROINOUS c1366 obs.
– coarse-minded, libidinous; lustful, licentious; depraved RANK c1520 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– coarse, obscene, esp. of a joke, story, film, etc. BLUE 1818 colloq.
– coarse or rough in action; hasty, rash, reckless, impetuous, headstrong; violent RACKLE a1300 obs. exc. Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– coarse, rough and strong, uncouth; rambunctious, outrageous, quarrelsome, passionate RAMSTUGIOUS 1811 Sc. & Amer. dial.
– coarse, rough, homely RAPLOCH 1724 Sc.
– coarse, rough; not dainty or delicate UNDELICIOUS a1618 obs.
– coarse, rough, not smooth; uncomfortable UNFEEL 1825 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– coarse, rough, uncouth RAMSTAGEOUS 1811 Sc.
– coarse, rude, ill-mannered, unrefined, uncultured BOORISH 1562
– coarse, rude, unmannerly, rough; haggard, old; said of women RUDAS a1802 Sc.
– coarse, rude, vulgar; of low, ill-bred behaviour; aggressively uncouth; very badly mannered RAG-MANNERED 1698 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– coarse, slovenly, ill-bred, rude GROBIAN 1654
– coarse-spoken and loud-tongued; having a rude, aggressive manner RANDIE;  RANDY 1698 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– coarse, unpolished; rough, rude; untaught, rustic BOISTOUS c1300 obs.
– coarse, unrefined low; pert. to or characteristic of the common people; common, vulgar ORDINARY 1659 obs.
– coarse, vulgar, characterized by lack of good breeding LOW-LIFED 1747 chiefly US colloq., esp. African-American
– coarse, vulgar, disreputable; of low social status, lower-class LOWLIFE 1725
– coarse, vulgar, or profane in speech; blustering, bullying HAWCH-MOUTHED 1892 Eng. dial.
– coarse, vulgar; said of speech BROAD 1824 Amer. dial.
– coarse, wild, lawless RANKRINGING 1822 Sc. obs.
– coarse, worthless; of a worthless character RAGGLISH; RAGLISH Bk1905 Sc.
– coarse, worthless, rubbishy; inferior, second-rate, spurious CAGMAG 1859 Eng. dial.
– grossly coarse or indecent RANK a1300
– of coarse or rough manners; rude, ill-mannered, uncultivated, unpolished; blunt, rugged ROUGH-HEWN 1600 obs.
– using coarse language; outspoken BROAD-SPOKEN 1899 Amer. dial.
– very coarse; of the poorest quality COARSE AS NECK-BEEF Bk1902 sl.
 
COARSE etc. – NOUNS
– coarseness NECK-BEEF Bk1902 sl.
– coarseness; surliness CARLISHNESS 1552
– coarse or vulgar language; slang BARNYARD EXPRESSION 1968 Amer. dial.
 
COARSE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a coarse, abrupt, vulgar speaker RAW-GOB B1900 Eng. dial.
– a coarse, backward, ignorant person; a rustic, unsophisticated country person HILLBILLY 1900 chiefly US
– a coarse, belligerent, aggressive person RANGATANG;  RANGGATAN;  RANGO 20C W. Indies sl.
– a coarse, big, clumsy man CABER 1925 Sc.
– a coarse, big person, esp. one of a stubborn position RAMMOCK 1824 Sc.
– a coarse, boastful man BIG INJUN 1907 Amer. dial.
– a coarse, boorish, obstinate, or disagreeable person PIG 1546 derogatory
– a coarse, brawling woman; a scold KAIL-WIFE 1959 Sc.
– a coarse, brutal bully BLADDER-HEAD Bk1886 Eng dial.
– a coarse, brutal, or morose person BEAR 1751
– a coarse, clumsy, inconsiderate, blundering fellow BLUITER Bk1911 Sc.
– a coarse, dirty, or untidy person; an uncouth person HARL;  HARLE 1824 Sc.
– a coarse, fat, unwieldy, idle woman; a term of contempt FUSSOCK a1700 Eng. dial. & sl.
– a coarse, fat woman VUDDICKS Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a coarse-featured person SCRANK Bk1904 Sc.
– a coarse, idle, worthless fellow; a blackguard; a contemptible person; a good-for-nothing idler HALLION n. 1787 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– a coarse, ignorant, or offensive person GRUBBER 1941 Amer. sl.
– a coarse, ill-bred person; a churl CHARRO 1939 Amer. dial.
– a coarse, ill-mannered, uneducated person SCHLOB;  SCHLUB;  SHLOB;  SHLUB 20C Brit. sl.
– a coarse, large woman HASSOCK Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– a coarse, low, rough, or disreputable person; a ruffian ROUGH SCRUFF 1814 orig. US
– a coarse, low, vulgar woman BLADGE Bk1855 Eng. dial.
– a coarse, lusty woman GUSSIE B1900 Sc.
– a coarse-mannered loud-tongued woman; a scold; a virago; a termagant RANDY 1816 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– a coarse, masculine woman MANKIND-WOMAN Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a coarse or degraded woman; a disliked girl or woman BEASTESS 1934 US sl.
– a coarse or dull-witted person APPLE-KNOCKER 20C N. Amer. colloq.
– a coarse or uncouth person; one who is awkward, slow-moving, or slovenly in dress, appearance or habits HABBLE 1821 Sc.
– a coarse person; an oaf or dolt; a fool; a boorish man SHLUBBO;  ZHLOB;  ZHLUB 1964 US sl.
– a coarse, ragged, sluttish woman TARLOCH 1825 Sc.
– a coarse, rough, brutal person BAGGAGE SMASHER 1851 Amer. sl. obs.
– a coarse, rough, or uneducated person PIG BOY 1735 obs.
– a coarse, rough person HEAP 1956 Sc.
– a coarse, rude boor; a rough, ignorant fellow HAVEREL Bk1910 Ireland
– a coarse, rude fellow; a lout HAUVEN Bk1877 Eng. dial.
– a coarse, rude, low fellow MACAROON Bk1790
– a coarse, rude, or filthy person; one acting in a manner unworthy of a rational creature BEAST c1400
– a coarse, rude, or lewd girl or woman GAMMERSTAGS;  GAMMERSTANG 1788 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a coarse, slovenly, or ill-bred fellow; a rude lout; a boor GROBIAN 1621
– a coarse, slovenly woman HUGGERMAGRILLIAN B1900 Sc.
– a coarse, uncouth, or rough man GADGE 1893 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– a coarse, uncouth person; one who is destitute of culture, or who is ignorant or neglectful of the rules of good behaviour SAVAGE 1606
– a coarse, unmannerly, foul-mouthed old woman; an ill-natured, ugly old woman; a virago RUDAS 1725 Sc.
– a coarse, untidy woman, with dishevelled hair; a wild girl, a hoyden BLOWZE 1703 Eng. dial.
– a coarse, vulgar lad; an ungainly or clumsy person; an unmannerly lout; a country bumpkin or clown; a rude, ignorant rustic HAWBUCK 1787
– a coarse, vulgar lad; a stupid, clumsy fellow; a lout HAWBAW;  HAWBY 1872 Eng. dial.
– a coarse, vulgar, scolding woman; a feckless. irresponsible, or shiftless female HEN-WIFE Bk1886 Eng. dial.
– a coarse woman; a scolding woman or shrew; a nagging, whining person, usually female YENTA 1923 US
– a lower-class person regarded as coarse or disreputable offensive PIKEY M19 Eng. dial. & sl., now offensive
– a thoroughly coarse or bad person HELLCAT 1603


COAST – ADVERBS
by the coast, at one side, by the side A-COAST 1599 obs.

COAST – NOUNS
coast, shore ORE 1652 obs. rare


COAT – see CLOTHES


COAT HANGER – NOUNS
a coat hanger BRACE 1950 Amer. dial.


COAX, COAXED, COAXING – ADJECTIVES
– able to be coaxed or wheedled; readily influenced by flattery ELOZABLE 1537 obs. rare
– coaxing, enticing, encouraging, inducing TEELIE 1866 Sc.
– coaxing, fawning MIRDING 1868 Sc.
– in a coaxing, wheedling, or insinuating manner CARNEYING 1851 colloq.
 
COAX etc. – NOUNS
– a coaxing, flattery FAIR WEATHER 1923 Sc.
– a coaxing, flattery MIRD 1865 Sc.
– a coaxing or deceiving; a deceit, fiction FAGE 1420 obs.
– a treating in a coaxing manner; kind treatment TICE Bk1905 Sc.
 
COAX etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a coaxing or wheedling child who tries to gain their own little ends by flattery FLATTERCAP 1681 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– a coaxing, wheedling child LOLL-POOP B1900 Eng. dial.
– a coaxing, wheedling child LOLLYPOT B1900 Eng. dial.
 
COAX etc. – VERBS
– to coax CANOODLE Bk1891 sl.
– to coax PADDISH 1891 Eng. dial.
– to coax and wheedle for a favour GET ROUND A MAN’S NECK-HOLE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to coax, fawn, or cringe; to shrink or cower with cold, fear, or pain CRUDLE Bk1891 Eng. dial.
– to coax or soothe (the alarmed or shy), to tame, to silence, to daunt (the forward or bold) ACCOY c1350 obs.
– to coax, to cajole; to deceive BLAFLUM Bk1911 Sc.
– to coax, to cajole, to flatter, to deceive with flattery; to wheedle; to talk plausibly and deceitfully GLAVER 1380 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– to coax, to caress, to make much of DAUNSEL 1362 obs.
– to coax, to entice TIDDLE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to coax, to entice PEACH AWAY;  PEECH AWAY Bk1903 Eng. dial.
– to coax, to entice, to allure; to draw, to attract, to persuade; to win over TILL a1225 obs.
– to coax, to entice, to inveigle by flattery; to wheedle something from or out of a person TEAL;  TEELY 1866 Sc.
– to coax, to entice, to wheedle CHUM 1975 Amer. dial.
– to coax, to flatter FAIZLE Bk1900 Sc.
– to coax, to flatter STROKE THE EARS a1668 obs.
– to coax, to flatter; to gratify with agreeable sounds TICKLE THE EAR(S) Bk1897
– to coax, to flatter; to toady; to beguile, to soothe FAGE c1340 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– to coax, to flatter, to wheedle; to fondle, to make much of FLOOSTER 1890 Ireland
– to coax, to fondle, to stroke gently with the hand DAWL 1879 Eng. dial.
– to coax, to make amorous advances; to fawn upon one MIRD 1829 Sc.
– to coax, to persuade BAISE 1825 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to coax, to pet, to fondle, to coddle CADDLE;  CADEL;  CADLE Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– to coax, to wheedle CANT 1877 Eng. dial.
– to coax, to wheedle, to cajole, to flatter FALSE 1873 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to coax, to wheedle, to cajole, to flatter CARNEY;  CARNY 1811 Eng. dial. & colloq.
– to coax, to wheedle, to caress in a wheedling manner MEE-MAW Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to coax, to wheedle, to coax COLLOGUE 1660 obs.
– to coax, to wheedle; to entice; to tempt, to allure, to attract TICE c1275 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.;  TISE 1860 Sc.
– to coax, to wheedle, to whisper in the ear, to flatter BLAW Bk1911 Sc.


COBBLER – see SHOE, PERSON


COBWEB – ADJECTIVES
– covered with cobwebs WOBBY 1963 Sc.
 
COBWEB – NOUNS
– a cobweb ARAIN-WEB;  ARAN-WEB;  ARRAN-WEB 1881 Eng. dial.
 a cobweb SPIDER’S-NEST 1903 Amer. dial.
– a cobweb; a spider ARAIN 1691 Eng. dial.
– a spider’s web ATTERCOP Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– a spider’s web ATTERCOP-WEB 1785 Eng. dial.
 a spider’s web NET c1000
 a spider’s web TWAIL 1608 obs. rare
– cobwebs COBWOBS 1931 Sc.
 cobwebs IRISH CURTAINS 1935 Aust. sl.
 cobwebs IRISH DRAPERIES L19 sl.
 cobwebs IRISH LACE 1950 Amer. dial.
– cobwebs; anything hanging BIMBOMS 1679 Eng. dial.
 small, dew-covered spider webs in fields FAIRIES’ WASHING 1966 Amer. dial.
 
COBWEB – VERBS
 to spin a web, as spiders do THRUM 1890 Eng. dial.


COCAINE – see DRUGS


COCK – NOUNS
a cock MIDDEN-MONARCH 1894 Sc.
-the wattles of a cock BARBS 1601 obs.


COCKEYED – ADJECTIVES (also see askew, etc.)
– cockeyed, askew, completely out of shape, position, business, etc. KEY WESTERN CROOKED 1908 Amer. dial.


COCKFIGHTING – NOUNS
a cock that will not fight HAMMIE;  HAMMY Bk1905 Eng. dial.
a fighting cock BATTLE-COCK 1605
an independent match arranged between owners HACK 1937 Amer. dial.;  HACKFIGHT 1976 Amer. dial.
cock-fighting THE GAME L17 sl.
the conqueror; the one who excels all others; often used in cock-fighting BEATEM Bk1898 Eng. dial.

COCKFIGHTING – NOUNS, PERSON
an aficionado of cock-fighting GENTLEMAN OF THE MATT AND FEATHER Bk1905 Eng. dial.
a person who fits spurs to the legs of fighting cocks HEELER 1783
a person who holds and incites a gamecock in a fight or contest HANDER 1746 rare;  HANDLER 1783
each of the leaders of rival groups of boys participating in a cockfight HEADSTOCK 1834 Sc. obs. rare
patrons of the cock-pit and the ring FANCY MEN 1847-8

COCKFIGHTING – VERBS
to rush out of the cockpit from cowardice; said of a fighting cock SHOOT THE PIT 1675 obs.


COCKROACH – NOUNS
a cockroach BLACK-JACK Bk1898 Eng. dial.
a cockroach KACKERLAKE;  KAKKERLAK 1813
a cockroach KAKAROCH 1665 obs.
a cockroach ROACH 1848 sl., chiefly US
a cockroach, esp. a large one WATER ROACH 1864 Amer. dial.
a cockroach, esp. a large one, or a similar insect WATER BUG 1875 Amer. dial.
a cockroach; a beetle DOY 19C Eng. dial.
a cockroach; a black beetle BLACK-CLOCK Bk1911 Sc.
a cockroach; a large black beetle of any kind PARSON Bk1905 Eng. dial.
a cockroach; any small black beetle BLACK BOB 1790 Eng. dial.


COCKY – ADJECTIVES
cocky, eager HEAD UP 1854 Amer. dial.
cocky, self-opinionated UP IN THE AIR 1910s US sl.
unacceptably cocky, disturbingly confident TOO BIG FOR ONE’S BRITCHES 1835 Amer. dial.

COCKY – NOUNS, PERSON
a cocky, arrogant person CRACKERJACK 1910s US sl.


COCOA – NOUNS
cocoa OKOKAY 1930s back-slang
cocoa ORI 1992 UK rhyming sl., ‘Orinoco’
cocoa ORINOCO;  ORINOKO 1992 UK rhyming sl.
cocoa, drinking chocolate KI;  KIE;  KYE 1943 nautical usage


COCONUT – NOUNS
a coconut HAIRY MARY 1952 Sc.
a coconut MONKEYMONKEY-MEATMONKEY-NUT 1909 Amer. dial.


COD – ADJECTIVES
dressed with enough salt to be pickled; said of cod SALT STRUCK 1957 Can. sl.

COD – NOUNS
a codfish GADE 1836
a codfish fritter MACADAM 1950s W. Indies sl.
a salted cod CAPE COD TURKEY 1865 Amer. sl.
a young cod-fish TAMLIN-COD 1871 Eng. dial.
codfish CAPE ANN 1844 Amer. dial.
codfish MARBLEHEAD TURKEY 1859 Amer. dial.
codfish fritters AACHIBOMBO 1940s W. Indies
cooked codfish IRISH GOOSE M19 US sl.
newly-washed codfish, which are laid upon each to drain before they are spread to dry WATER-HORSE 1792 Newfoundland
the fins, sounds, and tongues of the cod-fish GARNEY 1867


CODDLE, CODDLED – ADJECTIVES
coddled, pampered, spoiled POMPEYED 1942 Amer. dial.

CODDLE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
a person who coddles himself; one who is accustomed to be petted CADDLE Bk1898 Eng. dial.

CODDLE etc. – VERBS
to coddle or indulge a child TOSSION UP 1912 Amer. dial.
to coddle, to nurse; to take pains about MARDLE UP Bk1905 Eng. dial.
to coddle, to pamper, to make much of FANT 1840 Eng. dial.
to coddle, to pet, to fondle, to coax CADDLE;  CADEL;  CADLE Bk1898 Eng. dial.


CODE – NOUNS
a code word; highly secret information BIGOT World War II Amer. sl.
homosexual code phrases inserted casually into a conversation, trolling for a response HAIRPINS 1950 US sl.


COERCE, COERCED, COERCIVE – ADJECTIVES
coerced, forced HIGH-PRESSURE 1940s sl.
coercive, threatening ON THE MUSCLE 1859 US sl.

COERCE etc. – NOUNS
a threat or other act of intimidation used to coerce WOLF TICKET 1974 US sl.

COERCE etc. – VERBS
to coerce a person into doing something; to compel SHANGHAI 1919 sl., orig. US military usage
to coerce, to intimidate, to force through violence BULLDOSE;  BULLDOZE L19 sl.
to use physical coercion against; to coerce or pressure PUT THE ARM ON 1930 US sl.


COFFEE – ADJECTIVES
– black; said of coffee IN THE DARK 1885 US sl.
– caffeine-free; said of coffee UNLEADED 1996 US sl.
– said of strong coffee BLACK ENOUGH TO HOLD AN EGG 1965 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO BEAR UP AN EGG 1965 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO BOUNCE AN IRON WEDGE 1946 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO CARRY AN EGG 1965 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO FLOAT AN EGG 1950 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO FLOAT AN IRON WEDGE 1859 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO FLOAT AN IRON WEDGE AROUND CAPE HORN 1939 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO HOLD UP AN EGG 1965 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO KNOCK YOUR HAT OFF 1965 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO POP AN EGG 1965 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO RAISE YOUR HAT 1965 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO TIP YOUR HAT 1965 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO TOTE DOUBLE 1967 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO WALK 1965 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO WALK ALONE 1861 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO WALK AND PAY TAXES 2008 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO WALK BACK TO COLOMBIA 1992 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO WALK BY ITSELF 1965 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO WALK OFF 1965 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO WALK ON 1965 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO WALK ON ITS HANDS 1915 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO WALK OUT OF THE CUP 1965 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO WALK OUT OF THE POT 1965 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO WALK UP HILL 1965 Amer. dial.
– said of strong coffee STRONG ENOUGH TO WALK UP A HILL BACKWARDS 1965 Amer. dial.
– said of weak coffee TOO WEAK TO SET ON THE TABLE 1968 Amer. dial.
– said of weak coffee WATER BEWITCHED AND COFFEE BEGRUDGED 1840 Amer. dial.
– said of weak coffee WEAK AS BRANCH WATER 1966 Amer. dial.
– said of weak coffee WEAK ENOUGH TO FALL OFF THE TABLE 1968 Amer. dial.
– served with cream; said of coffee IN THE LIGHT 1900 Amer. sl.
– strong, highly caffeinated; said of coffee HIGH-OCTANE 1990s sl.
– sugared; said of coffee LACED c1690 Brit. sl.
– undiluted; said of coffee, tea, or liquor BARE;  BAREFOOT;  BAREFOOTED 1847 Amer. dial.
– weak, dilute; said of coffee DISHWASHY 1969 Amer. dial.
– without milk, sugar, etc. ; said of coffee REVEREND 1936 Amer. dial.
 
COFFEE – NOUNS
– a cappuccino coffee AL PACINO 2003 UK rhyming
– a coffee bean BERRY 1712
– a cup of black coffee ONE IN THE DARK 1900s US sl.
– a cup of black coffee POWDER Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– a cup of coffee CUP OF J. World War II sl.
– a cup of coffee CUP OF JAVA World War II sl.
– a cup of coffee CUP OF MUD Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– a cup of coffee CUP OF MURK Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– a cup of coffee CUPACOFFEE Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– a cup of coffee MUG OF MURK Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– a cup of coffee POT OF OIL Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– a cup of coffee SCUTTLE OF JAVA Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– a cup of coffee SHOT OF CAFFEINE Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– a cup of coffee, and often a snack, or even a meal, usually taken with others; a coffee break MUG-UP 1930 Amer. dial.
– a cup of coffee that accompanies a shot of spirits, usually whisky CHASSE M19 sl.
– a cup of coffee with cream and sugar CADILLAC 1989 US prison sl.
– a cup of coffee with milk and sugar JOE WITH COW AND SAND E19 sl.
– a cup of poor coffee CUP OF MISERY Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– a liqueur taken after or with coffee CHASSE M19 sl.
– any coffee ARBUCKLE;  ARBUCKLE’S 1944 Amer. dial.
 a pint of coffee TALL ‘UN L19 sl.
– Army coffee OD COFFEE 1919 US Army sl.
– a very weak coffee DISHWATER Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– a very weak coffee DITCHWATER 1965 Amer. dial.
– a white coffee, a coffee with cream ONE IN THE LIGHT 1900s US sl.
– bad coffee MISERY 1932 US sl.
– bitter coffee ALKALI 1927 US West. usage
– black coffee BLACK Bk1998 sl.
 black or very strong coffee TAR 1850 Amer. dial.
– coffee BATTERY ACID 1941 US sl., orig. military usage
– coffee BLANKO WATER Bk1944 services’ sl.
– coffee BOOTLEG Bk1944 services’ sl.
– coffee CHICORY 1897 Amer. dial.
– coffee EVERTON TOFFEE M19 rhyming sl.
– coffee INK Bk1944 services’ sl.
– coffee JAMOKE Bk1944 services’ sl.
– coffee JAVA 1805 Amer. sl.
– coffee JOE 1941 Amer. sl.
– coffee LIFER JUICE 1987 Amer. military sl.
– coffee MOKE 1929 Amer. sl., esp. nautical usage
– coffee MORMON POISON 1984 Amer. dial.
– coffee MUD 1875 US sl.
– coffee MUDDY WATER 1981 Brit. sl.
– coffee NINNY-BROTH 1696 sl. obs.
– coffee OFFEE KAY 1930s back-slang 
– coffee OIL 1942 Amer. sl.
– coffee PINT OF MAHOGANY 1888 sl.
– coffee RAINWATER 1930s US prison sl.
– coffee SHEEP DIP 1939 Amer. dial.
 coffee SYRUP OF SOOT 1875 obs., humorous usage
 coffee TAR BUCKET 1920s US sl.
 coffee TURKEY PUDDLE E18 sl.
– coffee; a drink of coffee CAFFÈ M19
– coffee and doughnuts SLOPS AND SLUGS Bk1947 Amer. sl.
– coffee made from reheated grounds INDIAN COFFEE M19 US sl.
– coffee made with milk PALE VIENNA 20C US tramps’ sl.
– coffee or tea SKILLY 1927 sl.
– coffee with cream and sugar BLOND AND SWEET World War II sl.
– cream and sugar SIDEARMS 1940s US military sl.
 cream in coffee STREAK O’ MOO Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– cream or sugar as an ingredient in coffee SEASONING 1897 Amer. dial.
– general issue coffee BLACKOUT Bk1944 services’ sl.
– general issue coffee BLACK-STRAP World War I sl.
– general issue coffee SOLVENT Bk1944 services’ sl.
 general issue coffee TAR-WATER Bk1944 services’ sl.
– half coffee and half cream BOSTON COFFEE 1943 Amer. dial.
– strong, bitter coffee PAINT REMOVER 20C sl., orig. US
– strong caffeinated coffee HIGH OCTANE 1990s US sl.
– strong coffee HUNDRED-MILE COFFEE 1971 US sl.
– strong coffee IODINE 1942 Amer. dial.
– strong coffee SHANTY COFFEE 1968 Amer. dial.
– strong coffee SIX-SHOOTER (COFFEE) 1968 Amer. West. sl.
– thick black coffee BLACK-STRAP World War II sl.
– thick, strong coffee MISSISSIPPI MUD L19 sl., orig. US
– truck-stop coffee ROAD TAR Bk1998 sl.
– very strong coffee ACKER FORTIS;  ACKIE FORTIS;  AGGIE FORTIS;  AGUR FORTY M19 US sl.
– very strong coffee NORWEGIAN COFFEE 1966 Amer. dial.
– very strong coffee SAWMILL COFFEE 1970 Amer. dial.
– very strong coffee SHEEPHERDER’S COFFEE 1967 Amer. dial.
– very strong coffee NORSKI COFFEE 1966 Amer. dial.
– very strong coffee without cream or milk BLACKJACK 20C sl., World War I usage
– very weak coffee CAMBRIC COFFEE 1968 Amer. dial.
– very weak coffee JERKWATER 1941 Amer. dial.
– very weak coffee NORTHERN COFFEE 1968 Amer. dial.
– very weak coffee OCEAN TEA 1966 Amer. dial.
– very weak coffee POND WATER 1966 Amer. dial.
– weak coffee BLACK WATER 1850 Amer. dial.
– weak coffee BRANCH WATER c1960 Amer. dial.
– weak coffee BROWN WASH Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– weak coffee CHINCH WATER 1966 Amer. dial.
– weak coffee SCARED WATER 1960 Amer. dial.
– weak coffee SOUP Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 weak coffee SUDS Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 weak coffee WARM WET Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
COFFEE – PHRASES
– said of very weak coffee I CAN READ A NEWSPAPER THROUGH IT 1966 Amer. dial.
 
COFFEE – VERBS
– to add cream or sugar to tea or coffee SEASON 1967 Amer. dial.
– to have a cup of coffee between meals, and often a snack MUG UP 1897 Amer. dial.
 to ingest caffeine, usually in the form of coffee, to promote one’s energy CAF UP 1980s US students’ sl.
 to prepare or make coffee BOIL 1931 Amer. dial.
– to put sugar and cream in coffee QUALIFY 1897 Amer. dial.


COFFEE ESTABLISHMENT – NOUNS
a coffeehouse BUN JOINT L19 US sl.
– a coffee shop JERRY-WAG-SHOP Bk1896 sl.

COFFEE ESTABLISHMENT – NOUNS, PERSON
a person who makes and serves coffee in a coffee bar BARISTA 1982


COFFER – NOUNS
a coffer, chest CAPSE 1447 obs. rare


COFFIN – NOUNS
– a burial box CASE 19C US Civil War usage
– a cheap coffin, as supplied by the parish, rather than purchased from an undertaker DEAL SUIT M19 sl.
– a cloth, usually of black, purple, or white velvet, spread over a coffin, hearse, or tomb PALL c1440
– a coffin BONE-HOUSE B1900
– a coffin BOX 1864 sl.
– a coffin CHICAGO OVERCOAT 1930s US sl.
– a coffin DEAD-KIST 1878 Sc.
– a coffin DEADWOOD M19 US sl.
– a coffin ETERNITY BOX L18 sl.
– a coffin ICEBOX 1970s sl.
– a coffin MAN-BOX c1820 Brit. sl.
– a coffin PAINTED-BOX L19 US sl.
– a coffin PINE DRAPE 1945 US sl.
– a coffin PLANTING CRATE 1936 Amer. dial., euphemism
– a coffin TIMBER-BREECHES 1902 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a coffin TIMBER-BREEKS 1902 Sc.
– a coffin WOODEN-BREEKS 1821 Sc.
– a coffin WOODEN-COAT M19 US sl.
– a coffin WOODEN-KIMONA;  WOODEN KIMONO 1926 UK sl.
– a coffin WOODEN OVERCOAT 1903 UK sl.
– a coffin WOODEN SARK 1823 Sc.
– a coffin WOODEN SUIT 1968 UK sl.
– a coffin, a bier SANDAPILE 1623 obs.
– a coffin, a bier; vaguely, a tomb, grave HEARSE 1601 obs. or arch.
– a coffin, a box or chest BOIST Bk1911 Sc.
– a coffin, a casket BEN BOX 1966 Amer. dial.
– a coffin, a funeral SCOLD’S CURE L18 sl.
– a coffin, esp. a homemade or inexpensive one BENTO 1949 Amer. dial.
– a coffin, esp. a homemade or inexpensive one PINTO 1951 Amer. dial.
– a coffin, esp. a homemade or inexpensive one PINTO BOX 1986 Amer. dial.
– a coffin, esp. one made of metal BURIAL CASE 1851 Amer. dial.
– a coffin made for a prisoner WOODEN HABEAS L18 cant
– a coffin with tapering ends SHARPSHOOTER (CASKET) 1986 Amer. dial.
– a hexagonal coffin TOOTHPICK 1946 African-American sl.
– a pauper’s coffin UNION-BOX Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a stone coffin, esp. one embellished with sculptures or bearing inscriptions, etc. SARCOPHAGUS 1705
 
COFFIN – NOUNS, PERSON
– a coffin-carrier BIER-CARRIER 1654
 
COFFIN – VERBS
– to be placed in one’s coffin NAP THE SCOLD’S CURE E19 sl.


COGNIZANCE, COGNIZANT – ADJECTIVES
cognizant, informed, conscious WARE c1000 obs. exc. arch.
cognizant of, aware WARING 1571 obs. rare

COGNIZANCE etc. – NOUNS
cognizance, knowledge KNOWLEDGEMENT 1570 rare
cognizance, understanding, notice, recognition, acquaintance; knowledge KNOWLEDGING c1225 obs.