coe

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noun (1)

ˈkō
plural -s
dialectal, England
: a small hut or shack over a mine shaft

coe

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noun (2)

",
ˈkȯ
plural -s
dialectal, England
: a disease of sheep
usually : liver rot

coe

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transitive verb

"
-ed/-ing/-s
dialectal, England
: to infest with coe

COE

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abbreviation

cab-over-engine

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Dutch kooi, literally, cage, from Middle Dutch cōie, coie, from Latin cavea cage, den, cave, from cavus hollow

Noun (2)

Middle English cothe, from Old English cothu

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“Coe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coe. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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