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He went as if he had been the cofin that care They have contrived methods of deceit, & ried himself to his sepulchre.
Sidney. repugnant to another, to evade, if possible, this Not a flower sweet most cogent proof of a Deity.
Bentleya On my black coffin let there be strown. Sbakso CO'GENTLY. adv. (from cogent.] With One fate they have;
resistless force ; forcibly; so as to force The ship their coffin, and the sea their grave;, conviction.
They forbid us to hearken to those proofs, 28
weak or fallacious, which our own existence, 2. A mould of
and the sensible parts of the universe, offer so Of the paste a coffin will I rear,
clearly and cogently to our thoughts. Locke. And make two pasties of your shameful.heads.
CO'GGER. n. š. (from To cog.] A flatterer ; Svakspeare.
a wheedler. 3. A paper case, in form of a cone, used
CO'GGLESTONE. n. s. [cuogolo, Ital.] A by grocers.
little stone'; a small pebble. Skinner. 4. In farriery: Corfin of a borse, is the whole hoof of the
CO'GITABLE. adj. (from cogito, Latin.] foot above the coronet, including the coffin bone,
That may be thought on; what may The coffin bone is a small spongy bone, inclosed be the subject of thought. in the midst of the hoof, and possessing the To COʻGITATE. v. n. [cogito, Lat.] whole form of the foot.
Dict. To CO'FFIN. v.a. (from the noun.] To
COGITA’TION. 1. §. [cogitatio, Latin.] enclose in a coffin. Would'st thou have laugh'd had I come coffin'd 1. Thought; the act of thinking. home,
Having their cogitations darkened, and being That weep'st to see me triumph? Sbakspeare.
strangers from the life of God, from the ignorance which is in them.
Hooker. Let me lie In prison, and here be coffin'd when I die. Donne.
A picture puts me in mind of a friend : the
intention of the mind, in seeing is carried to the CO'FFINMAKER. n. s. [coffin and maker.]
object represented; which is no more than simOne whose trade is to make coffins. ple cogitation, or apprehension of the person. Where will be your sextons, coffinmakers, and
Stilling fleet. plummers?
Tatler. This Descartes proves that brutes have no TO COG. v. a. (A word of uncertain cogitation, because they could never be brought original, derived by Skinner from coque
to signify their thoughts by any artificial signs. liner, French.]
Ray on the Creation. These powers
of I. To flatter; to wheedle ; to sooth by
cogitation, and volition, and
sensation, are neither inherent in matter as such, adulatory, speeches.
nor acquirable to matter by any motion and moI'll mountebank their loves,
dification of it.
Bentley. Cug their hearts from them, and come home beloy'd
2. Purpose ; reflection previous to action.
The king, perceiving that his desires were inOf all the trades in Rome. Sbakspeare. 2. To Cog a die. To secure it, so as to
temperate, and his cogitations vast and irregular, began not to brook him well.
Bacon. direct its fall; to falsify.
3. Meditation ; contemplation; mental But then my study was to cog the dice,
speculation. And dext'rously to throw the lucky sice. Dryd. On some great charge employ'd
For guineas in other men's breeches, Your gamesters will palm and will cog. Swift. CO'GITATIVE. adj. [from cogito, Latin.)
He seem'd, or fix'd in cogitation
Milton. Ye gallants of Newgate, whose fingers are nice In diving in pockets or cogging of dice. Swift.
1. Having the power of thought and re3. To obtrude by falsehood.
flection. The outcry is, that I abuse his demonstration If these powers of cogitation and sensation are by a falsification, by cogging in the word. Tillots.
neither inherent in matter, nor acquirable to I have cogged in the word to serve my turn.
matter, they proceed from some cogitative sub
Stilling fleet. stance, which we call spirit and soul. Bentley. Fustian tragedies, or insipid comedies, have, 2. Given to thought and deep meditation. by concerted applauses, been cogged upon the
The earl had the closer and more reserved town for masterpieces.
Dennis, countenance, being by nature more cogitative. TO COG. V.12. To lie; to wheedle.
Wotton, Now stealeth he, now will he crave;
COGNATION. 1. s. [cognatio, Latin.] And now will he cosen and cog.
Tusser. 1. Kindred; descent from the same ori. Mrs. Ford, I cannot cog; I cannet prate, Mrs. ginal. Ford: now shall I sin in my wish. Sbakspeare. Evo vices I shall mention, as being of near
The tooth of a wheel, by cognation to ingratitude; pride, and hard-heartwhich it acts upon another wheel. edness, or want of compassion.
South, To Cog, v. a. [from the noun.]
Let the criticks tell me what certain sense cogs in a wheel.
they could put upon either of these four words CO'GENCY. n. s. [from cogent.] Force ;
by their mere cognation with each other. Watts.
2. Relation; participation of the same strength; power of compelling; con.
He induceth us to ascribe effects unto causes Maxims and axioms, principles of science, of no cognation. because they are self-evident, have been sup
Brown's Vulgar Errohrs. posed innate; although nobody ever shewed the
COGNISE'E. 11. s. [In law.] He to whom foundation of their clearness and cogenicy. Locke.
a fine in lands or tenements is acknow. COʻGENT. adj. [cogens, Lat. I Forcible ;
Cowell. resistless; convincing; powerful; hav
CO'GNISOUR. 1. s. [In law.] He that ing the power to compei conviction. passeth or acknowledgeth a fine in lands Such is the cogent force of nature.
Prior. or teneraents to another. Cowell,
COG. 1. s.
things, either on which it dependeth, or which
be ordinarily that coberence, which causes have
COGNITION. n. s. [cognitio, Latin.) CðHA'BITANT. 11. s. [from cobabit.] Ad
The oppressed Indians protest against that
Decay of Piety. and in them all: not only in power, as under his COHABITATION. n.. [from cohabit.] subjection; or in his presence, as in his cognition; but in their very essence, as in the soul of their
1. The act or state of inhabiting the same causalities. Brown's Vulgar Errours.
place with another. CO'GNITIVE. adj. (from cognitus, Latin.]
2. "The state of living together as married Having the power of knowing:
persons. Unless the understanding employ and exercise
Which defect, though it could not evacuate a its cognitive or apprehensive power about these
marriage after cobabitation, and actual consume terms, there can be no actual apprehension of
mation, yet it was enough to make void a conthem. Soutb's Sermons.
Bacon's Henry VII.
Monsieur Brumars, at one hundred and two CO'GNIZABLE. adj. [cognoisable, Fr.] 1. That falls under judicial notice.
years, died for love of his wife, who was ninety
two at her death, after seventy years cobabits. 2. Liable to be tried, judged, or examined. tion.
Taller. Some are merely of ecclesiastical cognizance; Cohe'ır. n. s. [cohæres, Lat.). One of others of a mixed nature, such as are cognizable both in the ecclesiastical and secular courts.
several among whom an inheritance is
Ayliffe's Parergon. CO'GNIZANCE. n. s. [connoisance, I'r.]
Married persons, and widows, and virgins,
are all cobeirs in the inheritance of Jesus, if they I. Judicial notice ; trial; judicial autho live within the laws of their estate. Taylar. rity.
COHE'IRESS. 11. s. [from cobeir.) A woIt is worth the while, however, to consider howwe may discountenance and prevent those
man who has an equal share of an inevils which the law can take no cognizance of.
heritance with other women. L'Estrange
TO COHE'RE. v. n. (coverco, Latin.] Happiness or misery, in converse with others, 1. To stick together; to hold fast one to depends upon things which human laws can take another, as parts of the same mass. no cognizance of
South. The moral crime is completed, there are only
Two pieces of marble, having their surface
exactly plain, polite, and applied to each other circumstances wanting to work it up for the in such a manner as to intercept the air, do rocognizance of the law. Addison, bere firmly together as one.
Woodwarda 2. A badge by which any one is known. We find that the force, whereby bodies ceberi, And at the king's going away the earl's ser
greater when they come to imme vants stood, in a seemnly manner, in their livery diate contact, than when they are at ever so coats, with cognizances, ranged on both sides, small a tinite distance. and made the king a bow.
None want a place; for all, their centre found, These were the proper cognizances and coat
Hung to the goddess, and cober'd around; arms of the tribes. Brown's Vulgar Errours. Not closer, orb in orb conglob'd, are seen COGNOʻMINAŁ, adj. [cognomen, Lat.]
The buzzing bees about their dusky queen. Pops. Having the same name.
2. To be well connected; to follow regu. Nor do those animals more resemble the crea
larly in the order of discourse. tures on earth, than they on earth the constella 3. To suit; to fit; to be fitted to. tions which pass under animal names in heaven;
Had time cober'd with place, or place with nor the dog-fish at sea much more make out the
Sbaksptart. dog of the land, than his cognominal or name 4. To agree.
sake in the heavens. Brown's Vulgar Erpours. COHERENCE. ? COGNOMIN A’TION. 1. s. [cognomen, Lat.] COHE'RENCY. 1. A surname; the name of a family.
1. That state of bodies in which their parts 2. A name added from any accident or quality.
are joined together, from what cause soPompey deserved the name Great: Alex
ever it proceeds, so that they resist die ander, of the same cognomination, was generalis
vulsion and separation; simo of Greece.
parated by the same force by which COGNOʻSCENCE. 7. s. [cognosco, Lat.]
they might be simply moved, or being Knowledge; the state or act of know
‘only laid upon one another, might be ing.
parted again. COGNOSCIBLE. adj. [cognosco, Latin.]
The pressure of the air will not explain, nor That may be known; being the object
can be a cause of, the coherence of the particles of
air themselves. of knowledge. The same that is said for the redundance of
Matter is either fluid or solid; words that may matters intelligible and cognoscible in things na
comprehend the middledegrees between extreme tural, may be applied to things artificial. Hale.
fixedness and coberency, and the most rapid in
testine motion. TO COHABIT. v. n. [cohabito, Latin.] 1. To dwell with another in the same
2. Connection; dependency; the relation place.
of parts or things one to another. The Philistines were worsted by the captivated ark, which foraged their country more than a conquering army: they were not able to cobabit with that holy thing.
depend on it.
Soutb. 2. To live together as husband and wife. He knew her not to be his own wife, and yet
with their usual effects? had a design to cohabit with her as such. Fidles.
Cboyne's Pbilos. Prie.
n. s. [coharentia, Lat.]
nor can be se
It shall be no trouble to find each controver
3. The texture of a discourse, by which,
one part follows another regularly and mies, containing about five hundred naturally.
foot. 4. Consistency in reasoning, or relating, The Romans levied as many cohorts, compaso that one part of the discourse does
nies, and ensigns, from hence, as from any of their provinces.
Camden, not destroy or contradict the rest. Coberence of discourse, and a direct tendency
2. [In poetical language.] A body of of all the parts of it to the argument in hand,
Th' arch-angelic pow'r prepar'd
For swift descent; with him the cohort bright
Milter. 1. Sticking together, so as to resist sepa
Here Churchill, not so prompt
To vaunt as fight, his hardy coborts join'd
Philips' Blenbeine their parts more or less coberent. Arhutbnot. COHORTATION. n. s. [cohortatio, Latin.]
Where all must full, or not coherent, be;
Encouragement by words; incitement.
Dict, 2. Connected; united.
The mind proceeds from the knowledge it COIF. n. s. [coeffe, French; from cofea, stands possessed of already, to that which lies for cucufa, low Latin.] The headnext, and is coberent to it, and so on to what it dress; a lady's cap; the serjeant's cap. aims at..
The judges of the four circuits in Wales, ale 3. Suitable to something else; regularly though they are not of the first magnitude, nor adapted.
need be of the degree of the coif, yet are they Instruct my daughter,
considerable. Bacon's Advice to Villiers That time and place, with this deceit so lawful No less a man than a brother of the coif began May prove coberent.
his suit before he had been a twelvemonth at 4. Consistent ; not contradictory to itself.
Spectator. A coherent thinker, and a strict reasoner, is
Instead of home-spun coifs, were seen not to be made at once by a set of rules. Watts.
Good pinners edg'd with colbertine. Swift. Cohesion, n. s. [from cohere.]
CO'IFED. adj. [from coif.] Wearing a 1. The act of sticking together.
coif. Hard particles heaped together touch in a few COIFFURE. n. s. [coeffure, Fr.] Headpoints, and must be separable by less force than dress. breaks a solid particle, whose parts touch in all I am pleased with the coiffure now in fashion, the space between them, without any pores or
and think it shews the good sense of the valuinterstices to weaken their cobesion. Newton. able part of the sex.
Addison Solids and fluids differ in the degree of cobe COIGNE. N. s. (An Irish term, as it seems.] sion, which, being increased, turns a fluid into a Fitz Thomas of Desmond began that extorsolide Arbutbrot on Aliments.
tion of coigne and livery, and pay; that is, he 2. The state of union or inseparability,
and his army took horse-meat and man's meat, What cause of their cobesion can you find ?
and money, at pleasure. Davies on Ireland. What props support, what chains the fabrick COIGNE. n. s: [French.] bind?
Blackmore. I. A corner. 3. Connection ; dependence.
No jutting frieze, In their tender years, ideas that have no natu Buttrice, nor coigne of vantage, but this bird ral cobeșion come to be united in their heads. Hath made his pendant bed. Sbakspeare.
Locke. 2. A wooden wedge used by printers. COHE'sive. adj. [from colere.] That has TO COIL. v. a. [cueillir, French.) To
the power of sticking to another, and gather into a narrow compass: as, to of resisting separation.
coil a rope, to wind it in a ring. COHESIVENESS. n. s. [from cohesive.] The lurking particles of air, so expanding The quality of being cohesive; the
themselves, must necessarily plump out the sides quality of resisting separation.
of the bladder, and so keep them turgid, until To Cohibit. v. a. Loomibeo, Lat.] To
the pressure of the air, that at first coiled them,
be re-admitted to do the same thing again. Boyke. restrain to hinder.
Coil. n. s. (kolleren, German.)
1. Tumult; turmoil; bustle ; stir; hurry;
Who was so firm, so constant, that this coil The juices of an animal body are, as it were, Would not infect his reason? Shakspeare's Temp. cobobated; being excreted, and admitted again into You!, mistress, all this coil is ’long of you. the blood with the fresh aliment. Arbuibnot.
Shekspeare. COHOBA'TION. n. s. [frorn cohobate.) A
In that sleep of death, what dreams may come, returning any distilled liquor again upon
When we have shuilled off this mortal coil,
Must give us pause. what it was drawn from, or upon fresh
Sbakspeare's Hamlet. ingredients of the same kind, to have it
2. A rope wound into a ring.
Coin. n. s. [coigne, French.] A corner ; the more impregnated with their virtues.
any thing standing out angularly; a
luncy. Cobobation is the pouring the liquor distilled
square brick cut diagonally: called any thing back upon the remaining matter,
often quoint, or quine. and distilling it again.
See you yond' coin o'th' capitol, yond' corner This oil, dulcited by colobation with an aro
Sbakspeare. matized spirit, is of use to restore the digestive COIN. 7.s. [by some imagined to corne
Grew's Masuunn. from cincus, a wedge, because metaļ is [cohors, Latin.)
cut in wedges to be coined.] 1. A troop of soldiers in the Roman ar. 1. Money stamped with a legal impression,
faculty. CoʻHORT. 12. s.
I cannot but admire that philosophers sertid spawn, tadpoles, and frogs. Ray on the Creative COKE. n. so (perhaps from coque, Shis
He gave Dametas a good sum of gold in ready 2. Concurrence; consistency; tendency
of many things to the same end ; oca Your holy hat be stamp'd on the king's coin.
currence of many things at the same Sbakspeare's Hen. vill.
time. I cannot tell how the poets will succeed in the
The very concurrence and coincidence of so explication of coins, to which they are generally many evidences that contribute to the proch
, very great strangers.
Addison. carries a great weight.
3. It is followed by with.
with one another, and with the plane of the The loss of present advantage to flesh and ecliptick, is very near the truth. Cloui blood, is repaid in a nobler coin. Hammonds CoI'NCIDENT. adj. [from coincide.] To Coin. v. a. (from the noun.]
1. Falling upon the same point. 1. To mint or stamp metals for money.
These circles I viewed through a prism; and They cannot touch me for coining; I am the
as I went from them, they came nearer and king
nearer together, and at length became coinoThey never put in practice a thing so neces
. sary as coined money is. Peacbam of Antiquities. 2. Concurrent; consistent; equivalent :
Tenants cannot coin rent just at quarter-day, followed by with. but must gather it by degrees.
Christianity teaches nothing but what is per Can we be sure that this medal was really fectly suitable to and coincident with the ruling coined by an artificer, or is but a product of the principles of a virtuous and well inclined man,
soil from whence it was taken? Bentley. 2. To make or invent.
These words of our apostle are exactly coincia My lungs
dent with that controverted passage in his de Coin words till their decay, against those measles course to the Athenians,
Which we disdain should tetter us. Sbakspeare. COINDICA’TION. n. s. [from con and is 3. To make or forge any thing, in an ill dico, Latin.) Many symptoms betoketsence.
ing the same cause.
CO'INER. n. s. [from coin.)
1. A maker of money; a minter ; a stampDryden.
er of coin. Some tale, some new pretence, he daily coin'd,
My father was I know not where To sooth his sister, and delude her mind. Dryd.
When I was stampt : some coiner with his tools A term is coined to make the conveyance easy.
Made me a counterfeit. Sbakspeare's Cyebdis Atterbury.
It is easy to find designs that never entered CO'INAGE. n. s. [from coin.]
into the thoughts of the sculptor or the reizes, 1. The art or practice of coining money, There are only two patents referred to, bolo
The care of the coinage was committed to the inferior magistrates; and I don't find that they
less advantageous to the coiner than tliis of Wood had a publick trial, as we solemnly practise in this country.
2. A counterfeiter of the king's stamp; & 2. Coin; money; stamped and legitimated
maker of base money. metal.
3. An inventor. This is conceived to be a coinage of some Jews;
Dionysius, a Greek coinet of etymologies
, in derision of Christians, who first began that
commended by Achenæus. Camia's Rest portrait.
To CoJo'rn. v. n. [conjungo, Lat.) To Moor was forced to leave off coining, by the join with another in the same office. great crowds of people continually offering to Thou may'st cojoin with something, and they return his coinage upon him.
dost, 3. The charges of coining money.
And that beyond commission. Shekspert 4. New production; invention.
CO'ISTRIL. n. s. A coward; a runawasi Unnecessary coinage, as well as unnecessary corrupted from kestrel, a mean or degea revival of words, runs into affectation; a fault nerate hawk.
to be avoided on either hand. Dryden. He's a coward and a coistril, that silma • 5. Forgery; invention.
drink to my niece. Sbakspeare's Twelfth Night This is the very coinage of your brain; Cort. n. s. [kote, a die, Dutch.) A thing This bodiless creation, ecstacy
thrown at a certain mark. See QuOIT. Is very cunning in. Sbakspeare's Hamlet.
The time they were out at coiti, kayles, To COINCIDE. v. n. [coincido, Lat.] the like idle exercises. Carcu's Suracy of Cities 1. To fall upon the same point ; to meet Coi'tion. n. s. [coitio, Latin.] in the same point.
1. Copulation ; the act of generation. If the equator and ecliptick had coincided, it would have rendered the annual revolution of imagine frogs to fall from the clouds, consider the earth useless.
Cbeyne. . ing how openly they act their coitian, pacchi - To concur; to be consistent with. The rules of righe judgment, and of good ra
He is not made productive
of his kind, but tiocination, often coincide with each other. by coition with a female.
2. The act by which two bodies come la C'OI'NCIDENCE, n. s. [from coincide.] gether. 1. The state of several bodies, or lines, By Gilbertus this motion is termed rester
, falling upon the same point.
not made by any
, but An universal equilibrium, arising from the
a syndrome and concourse of cach.
Bentley ner.] Fewel made by burning piccoli
Addison en Medelli
under earth, and quenching the cinders; as charcoal is made with wood. It is
frequently used in drying malt. CO'LANDER. n. s. [colo, to strain, Lat.]
A sieve either of hair, twigs, or metal, through which a mixture to be separated is povred, and which retains the thicker parts; a strainer.
Take a thick woven osier colander, Thro' which the pressed wines are strained clear.
May. All the viscera of the body are but as so many colanders to separate several juices from the blood.
Ray on the Creation,
Dryden. COLA'TION. 1. s. [from colo, Lat.] The
art of filtering or straining. CO'LATURE. n. so [from colo, Lat.) 1. The act of straining ; filtration. 2. The matter strained. CO'LBERTINE, n.s. A kind of lace worn by women.
Go, hang out an old frisoneer gorget, with a yard of yellow colbertine again. Congreve.
Diff'rence rose between
Young. CO'LCOTHAR. N. 5. A terin in chymistry.
Colcother is the dry substance which remains after distillation, but commonly the caput mortuum of vitriol.
Quincy. Colcotbar, or vitriol burnt, though unto a redness, containing the fixed salt, will make good ink.
Brozun. COLD. adj. [cold, Saxon; kalt, Germ.] I. Not hot; not warm; gelid ; wanting warmth; being without heat.
The diet in the state of manhood ought to be solid; and their chief drink water cold, because in such a state it has its own natural spirit.
Arbutbrot on Aliments.
The aggregated soil
Milton. 2. Causing sense of cold.
Bids us seek
Reflected, may with matter sere foment. Milt. 3. Chill; shivering; having sense of cold.
O noble English, that could entertain, With half their forces, the full power of France; And let another half stand laughing by,
All out of work, and cold for action. Sbakspeare. 4. Having cold qualities; not volatile ; not acrid.
Cold plants have a quicker perception of the heat of the sun than the hot herbs; as a cold hand will sooner find a little warmth than an hot.
Bacon's Natural History. 3. Indifferent ; frigid ; wanting passion ;
wanting zeal; without concern ; unactive; unconcerned ; wanting ardour.
There sprung up one kind of men, with whose zeal and forwardness the rest being compared, were thought to be marvellous cold and dull.
Huoter's Preface. Infinite shall be made cold in religion, by your example, that never were hurt by reading books.
Temp?rately proceed to what you would
We should not, when the blood was cold, have threatened our prisoners with the s'vord, Sbak.
To see a world in flames, and an host of angels in the clouds, one must be much of a stoick to be a cold and unconcerned
spectator. Burnet's Preface ia ibe Teory of the Earth.
No drum or trumpet needs
Rozve. A man must be of a very cold or degenerate temper, whose heart doth not burn within him
in the midst of praise and adoration. Addison. 6. Unaffecting ; unable to move the passions.
What à deal of cold business doth a man mispend the better part of life in? In scattering compliments, tendering visits, following feasts and plays.
Ben Jonson. The rabble are pleased at the first entry of disguise; but the jest grows cold even with them too, when it comes on in a second scene.
Addison on Italy. 7. Reserved; coy; not affectionate; not cordial ; not friendly.
Let his knights have colder looks Among you.
Sbakspeare's King Lear. The commissioners grew more reserved, and colder towards each other.
Clarendon. 8. Chaste; not heated by vitiqus appe
Convey your pleasures in a spacious plenty,
We've willing dames enough. Sbakspeare. 9. Not welcome ; not received with kindness or warmth of affection.
My master's suit will be but cold, Since she respects my mistress' love. Sbakspeare. 10. Not hasty ; not violent. 11. •Not affecting the scent strongly.
She made it good
Smell this business with a sense as cold!
Fair lined slippers for the cold. Shakspeare.
Heat and cold are nature's two hands, whereby she chicfly worketh: and heat we have in readiness, in respect of the tire; but for coll, we must stay till it cometh, or seek it in dcep caves, or high mountains : and, when all is done, we cannot attain it in any great degree.
Milton. 2. The sensation of cold; coldness; chile