Definitions starting with C

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coby

/kówbi/ n. 1. [cf. Sra. koebi fish sp. WST; OED cob, cobbo a fish obs. → 1804] a thin fish (sp?) with red and blue skin. (Mayag.)

2.   [cf. CORB] a variety of shark (sp?). (San Sal.)

3.   [cf. OED cob a huge, lumpish person obs. → 1583 a thug; a henchman. (White)

Tags: animal, fish, noun

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Last update: 2012-01-10 12:52
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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