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pronounced caheu by the Turks, and
zahuab by the Arabs.]. The tree is a
species of Arabickjasmine.
it is found to succeed as well in the Caribbee
islands as in its native place of growth; but
whether the coffee produced in the West Indies
will prove as good as that from Mocha in Ara-
bia Felix, time will discover. Miller,
Coffee denotes a drink prepared from the ber:
ries, very familiar in Europe for these eighty
years, and among the Turks for one hundred

and fifty. Thevchet, the tiaveller, was the first

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He went as if he had been the coffin that carried himself to his sepulchre. Sidney. Not a flower sweet On my black coffin let there be strown. Shakr. One fate they have; The ship their coffin, and the sea their grave: Ji'aller. The joiner is fitting screwsto your coffin, Swift. 2. A mould of paste for a pye. Of the paste a coffin will I rear, And make two pasties of your shameful heads. Soakspeare. 3. A paper case, in form of a cone, used by grocers. - 4. In farriery. Coffin of a horse, is the whole hoof of the foot above the coronet, including the coffin bone. The coffin hone is a small spongy bone, inclosed in the midst of the hoof, and possessing the whole form of the foot. arrier's Dict. To Co'FFIN. v.a. [from the noun..] To enclose in a coffin. Would'st thou have laugh’d had I come coffin'd home, That weep'st to see me triumph? - Let me lie In prison, and here be coffin'd when I die. Donne. Co'FFINMAKER. m. s. [coffin and maker.] One whose trade is to make coffins. Where will be your sextons, coffinmakers, and plummers? - - Tatler. To COG. v. a. [A word of uncertain original, derived by Skinner from coqueliner, French.] 1. To flatter; to wheedle; to sooth by adulatory speeches. I'll mountebank their loves, Cog their hearts from them, and come home beloy'd Of all the trades in Rome. $hakspeare. 2. To Co G a die. To secure it, so as to direct its fall; to falsify. But then my study was to cog the dice, And dextrously to throw the i. sice. Dryd. For guineas in other men's breeches, Your gamesters will palm and will cog. Swift. Ye gallants of Newgate, whose fingers are nice In diving in pockets or cogging of dice. Swift. 3. To obtrude by falsehood. ... The outcry is, that I abuse his demonstration by a falsification, by cogging in the word. Tillots. I have cogged in the word to serve my turn. - Stillingfleet. Fustian tragedies, or insipid comedies, i. by concerted applauses, bean cogged upon the town for masterpieces. Dennis. 70 Co G. v. m. To lie; to wheedle. Now stealeth he, now will he crave; And now will he cosen and cog. Tuster. Mrs. Ford, I cannot cog; I cannet prate, Mrs. Ford: now shall I sin in my wish. Shakspeare. COG.. n.s. The tooth of a wheel, by which it acts upon another wheel. To Coo. v. a. [from the noun..] To fix cogs in a wheel. - , Co’GENcy. m. s. [from cogent.] Force; strength; power of compelling; conviction. Maxims and axioms, principles of science, because they are self-evident, have been supF. innate; although nobody ever shewed the oundation of their clearness and cogency. Locke. CO'GENT. adj. [cogens, jois: ; resistless; convincing; powerful; having the power to compei conviction. Such is the cogent force of nature. Prior.


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intention of the mind, in seeing is carried to the ebject represented; which is no more than simple cogitation, or apprehension of the§. tillingfleet. This Descortes proves that brutes have no cogitation, because they could never be brought to signify their thoughts by any artificial signs. Ray on the Creation. These powers of cogitation, and volition, and sensation, are neither inherent in matter as such, nor acquirable to matter by any motion and mo– dification of it. Bentley. 2. Purpose; reflection previous to action. The king, perceiving that his desires were intemperate, and his cogitations vast and irregular, began not to brook him well. Bacon3. Meditation; contemplation; mental speculation. On some great charge employ'd He seem’d, or fix'd in cogitation deep. Milton. Co'GITATIVE. ad;. LFrom cogito, Latin.] 1. Having the power of thought and reflection. If these powers of cogitation and sensation are neither inherent in matter, nor acquirable to matter, they proceed from some cogitative substance, which we call spirit and soul. Bently. 2. Given to thought and deep meditation. The earl had the closer and more reserved countenance, being by nature more cogitative. JWotton. Cog NA’TIon. n.s.. [cognatio, Latin.] 1. Kindred; descent from the same original. owo vices I shall mention, as being of near tognation to ingratitude; pride, and hard-heartedness, or want of compassion. South. Let the criticks tell me what certain sense they could put upon either of these four words by their mere cognation with each other. Watts. 2. Relation; participation of the same nature. . He induceth us to ascribe effects unto causes of no cognation. Brown's Pulgar Errourr. Cog N is E'E. m. s. [In law.] He to whom a fine in lands or tenements is acknowledged. Cowell. Co'o Nisou R. n. 4. [In law.] He that passeth or acknowledgeth a fine in lands or tenements to another. Cowell.


coGNI"TION. n. *. [cognitio, Latin.] Knowledge; complete conviction. I will not be myself, nor have cognition Of what I feel: I am all patience. Sopoaro. God, as he created all things, so is he beyond and in them all: not only in power, as under his subjection; or in his presence, as in his cognition; but in their very essence, as in the soul of their caucalities. Brown's Pugar Errours. Co'GN i r 1 v E. adj. from cognitus, Latin.] Having the power of knowing. Unless the understanding employ and exercise its cognitive or apprehensive power about these terms, there can be no actual apprehension of them. South's Sermons. Co'GN1z A B le. adj. [cognoisable, Fr.] 1. That falls under judicial notice. 2. Liable to be tried, judged, or examined. Some are merely of ecclesiastical cognizance; ethers of a mixed nature, such as are cognizable both in the ecclesiastical and secular courts. - Ayoff’s Purerson. Co’GN Iz AN ce. m. s. [connoisance, Fr.] . 1. Judicial notice; trial; judicial authority. - It is worth the while, however, to consider how we may discountenance and prevent those evils which the law can take no cognizance of. L'Estrange.

Happiness or misery, in converse with others,

depends upon things which human laws can take no cognizance of South. The moral crime is completed, there are only circumstances, wanting to work it up for the cognizance of the law. Addison. a. A badge by which any one is known. And at the king's going away the earl's serwants stood, in a scenly manner, in their livery coats, with cognizances, ranged on both sides, and made the king a bow. Bacon. These were the proper cognizances and coatarms of the tribes. Drown's Pulgar Errours. COGNO’MINAL. adj. [cognomen, Lat.] Having the same name. Nor do those animals more resemble the creatures on earth, than they on earth the constellations which pass under animal names in heaven; nor the dog-fish at sea much more make out the dog of the land, than his cognominal or namesake in the heavens. Brown's Pulgar Errours. Co GNoM INA's 10 N. m.s.. [cognomen, Lat.] 1. A surname; the name of a family. 2. A name added from any accident or quality. Pompey deserved the name Great: Alexander, of the same cognomination, was generalissimo of Greece. Brown. COGNO’SCENCE. n.s.. [cognosco, Lat.] Knowledge; the state or act of knowIng. Dict. Cog No'sci B L E. adj. [cognosco, Latin.] That may be known ; being the object of knowledge.

The same that is said for the redundance of

matters intelligible and cognoscille in things natural, may be applied to things artificial. Hale. To COHA'BIT. v. n. [cohabito, Latin.] 1. To dwell with another in the same place. 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. South. 2. To live together as husband and wife. He knew her not to be his own wife, and yet had a design to coalit with her as such. Fidles.

Cöh A'5 it ast. n.s.. [from cohabit.] Ad inhabitant of the same place. The oppressed Indians protest against that heaven wiere the Spaniards are to be their cohabitants. Decay of Pidy. Co HAB 11 A^T 1 o'N. n.s.. [from cohabit.] 1. The act or state of inhabiting the same place with another. 2. The state of living together as married persons. . Which defect, though it could not evacuate 1 marriage after cobabitation, and actual consummotion, yet it was enough to make void a cuttract. Bacon's Henry Wii. Monsieur Brumars, at one hundred and two years, died for love of his wife, who was ninetytwo at her death, after seventy years cal-lii~tion. Tutor. Cohe's R. n.s.. [coheres, Lat.] One of several among whom an inheritance is divided. Married persons, and widows, and virgins, are all coheir in the inheritance of Jesus, if they live within the laws of their estate. Taylor, Coho' Ross, n. . [from coheir.]. A wo. man who has an equal share of an inheritance with other women. To COHE’RE. v. n. Urošereo, Latin.] 1. To stick together; to hold fast one to another, as parts of the same mass. Two pieces of marble, having their surface exactly plain, polite, and applied to each other in such a manner as to intercept the air, do to: bere firmly together as one. Woodirard. ... We find that the force, whereby bodies or, is very much greater when they come to immediate contact, than when they are at ever o small a finite distance. Cheyne's Philos. Prio, None want a place; for all, their centre sound, Hung to the goddess, and coher'd around; Not closer, orb in orb conglob'd, are seen The buzzing bees about their dusky queen. Pot. 2. To be well connected ; to follow regu. larly in the order of discourse. 3. To suit; to fit; to be fitted to... . Had time color'd with place, or place with São

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1. That state of bodies in which their parts are joined together, from what cause soever it proceeds, so that they resist do vulsion and separation; nor can bes' parated by the same force by which they might be simply moved, or being -only laid upon one another, might be parted again. *::1. The pressure of the air will not explain, no. can be a cause of, the coherence of the particles of air themselves. Lak. Matter is either fluid or solid; words that mos comprehend the middledegrees betweenextro fixedness and coherency, and the most o testine motion. onto, 2. Connection; dependency; the relation of parts or things one to another.

It shall be no trouble to find each contro sy's resting-place, and the colorence it hath o things, either on which it dependeth, or which depend on it. Hooker, #: Why between sermons and faith should o be ordinarily that colorence, which cause.” with their usual effects? Holtr. 3. The texture of a discourse, by who one part follows another regularly and naturally. 4. Consistency in reasoning, or relating, so that one part of the discourse does not destroy or contradict the rest. - Coherence of discourse, and a direct tendenc of all the parts of it to the argument in hand, are most eminently to be found in him. Locke. Coh E’RENT. adj. [cohorens, Latin.] 1. Sticking together, so as to resist separation. By coagulating and diluting, that is, making their parts more or less colorent. Arbuthness. Where all must full, or not coherent, be; And all that rises, rise in due degree. 2. Connected ; united. The mind proceeds from the knowledge it stands possessed of already, to that which lies next, and is coherent to it, and so on to what it aims at. . Locke. 3. Suitable to something else; regularly adapted.

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Instruct my daughter, That time and place, with this deceit so lawful May prove coherent. Shakspeare. 4. Consistent; not contradictory to itself. A coherent thinker, and a strict reasoner, is not to be made at once by a set of rules. Watts. Cohe's to N. n.s.. [from cohere.] 1. The act of sticking together. Hard particles heaped together touch in a few points, and must be separable by less force than breaks a solid particle, whose parts touch in all the space between them, without any pores or interstices to weaken their cohesion. Newton. Solids and fluids differ in the degree of cohetion, which, being increased, turns a fluid into a solid. - Arbuthnot on Aliments. 2. The state of union or inseparability, What cause of their cohesion can you find? What props support, what chains the fabrick §. * 19|ackmore. 3. Connection ; dependence. In their tender years, ideas that have no natural vocaion come to be united in their heads. Locke. Cohe’s Ive. adj. [from cohere.] That has , the power of sticking to another, and of resisting separation. Cot o', 1 v EN Ess. n. . [from cohesive.] The quality of being cohesive; the quality of resisting separation. To Co Hi’b it. v. a. Loco, Lat.] To restrain ; to hinder. ict. To CO'HOBATE. v. a. To pour the distilled liquor upon the remaining inatter, and distil it again. The juices of an animal body are, as it were, colobated; being excreted, and admitt, dazon into the blood with the fresh aliment. Aroutinct. Co Hop A^T to N. m. s. [from cohohate. A returning any distilled liquor again upon what it was drawn fiom, or upon fresh ingredients of the same kind, to have it the more impregnated with their virtues. †† Cobobation is the pouring the liquor Jistilled from anything back upon the remaining to atter, and distilling it a...ain. 1.4.4. This oil, dolco-ed by lo'clotion with an aromatized spirit, is of use to resore the digestive faculty. Grew's Muzura. Cootion r. m. s. scolors. Latin.] 1. A troop of soldiers in the Roman ar

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mies, containing about five hundred foot. The Romans leviad as many cohorts, companies, and ensigns, from hence, as from any of their provinces. Camden. 2. [In poetical language.] A body of warriours. o Th' orch-angelic pow'r prepar'd For swift descent; with him the cohort bright Of watchful cherubim. AMilton. Here Churchill, not so prompt To vaunt as fight, his hardy cobarts join'd With Eugene. Philips' Blenheim. Coho RTA’t 1o N. m. s. [cohortatio, Latin.] Encouragement by words; incitement- Dirt. COIF. n.s.. [coffe, French; from cofa, for cucufa, low Latin.] The headdress; a lady's cap; the serjeant's cap: The judges of the four circuits in Wales, although they are not of the first magnitude, nor need be of the degree of the coif, yet are they considerable. Bacon's Advice to Pilliers. No less a man than a brother of the cois began his suit before he had been a twelvemonth at the Temple. Spectator. Instead of home-spun coif, were seen Good pinners edg'd with colbertine. Co'I FED. adj. [from coif.] coif. Co’i FFURE. m. s. [coffare, Fr.] Headdress. I am pleased with the coiffure now in fashion, and think it shews the good sense of the valuable part of the sex. .333iron. Col GN E. m. s. An Irish term, as it seems.] Fitz Thomas of Desmond began that extortion of coigne and livery, and pay; that is, he and his army took horse-meat and man's meat, and money, at pleasure. Davies an Ireland. COIGN.E. a. s. [French.] 1. A corner. No jutting frieze, Buttrice, nor coigne of vantage, but this bird Hath made his pendant bed. Slakspeare. 2. A wooden wedge used by printers. 72 COIL. v. a. Leucillir, French..] To gather into a narrow compass: as, to coil a rope, to wind it in a ring. The lurking particles of air, so expanding themselves, must necessarily plump out the sides of the bladder, and so keep them turgid, until the pressure of the air, that at first ...i.d them, be re-admitted to do the some thing again. Boyle. Col L. m. s. kalleron, German. 1. Tumult; turmoil; bustle ; stir; hurry; confusion. Who was so firm, so construt, that this coil Would not infect his reason? Soak-peare', Torp. You, mistress, all this coil is 'long of you. Shakspeare. In that sleep of death, what dreams may come, When we have shullied off this mortal ceil, Must give us pause. Shakspeare's Hamlet. 2. A rope wound into a ring. Coin, n. . [coigne, French..] A corner; any thing standing out angularly; a square brick cut diagonally : callid often quo, or gaine. See you yond' coix o' th' capitol, yond' corner stone oakspeire. COIN. n.s.. [by some imagined to corne from cuneas, a wedge, because metal is cut in wedges to be coined.] 1. Money statuped with a legal impression.

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He gave flametas a good sum of gold in ready coin, which Menalcas had bequeathed. Sidney. You have made Your holy hat be stamp'd on the king's coin. - Shakspeare's Hen. viii. I cannot tell how the poets will succeed in the explication of coins, to which they are generally very great strangers. Addison. She now contracts her vast design, And all her triumphs shrink into a coin. 4. Payment of any kind. The loss of present advantage to flesh and blood, is repaid in a nobler coin. Hammond, To Co I.N. v. a. [from the noun.] 1. To mint or stamp metals for money. They cannot touch me for coining; I am the king. Shakspeare. They never put in practice a thing so necessary as coined money is. Peacham of Antiquities. Tenants cannot coin rent just at quarter-day, but must gather it by degrees. ocke. Can we be sure that this medal was really coined by an artificer, or is but a product of the


2. Concurrence; consistency; tendents of many things to the same end; ot. currence of many things at the sam: time. The very concurrence and coincident of 5 many evidences that contribute to the proft carries a great weight. Hall, 3. It is followed by with. The coincidence of the planes of this rotatin zvith one another, and with the plane of the ecliptick, is very near the truth.' Ciyo, Coi'Ncipe N r. adj. [from coincide.] I. Falling upon the same point. #!";.. I viewed i. a prism; r. as I went from them, they came nearer in nearer together, and at length became or dent. Newton's Opist. 2. Concurrent; consistent; equivalent: followed by with. Christianity teaches nothing but whitisko fectly suitable to and coincident with the nio principles of a virtuous and well inclined :

soil from whence it was taken 2 Bentley. 2. To make or invent. My lungs Coin wordstill their decay, against those measles Which we disdain should tetter us. Shakspeare. 3. To make or forge any thing, in an ill Senee. Never coin a formal lye on 't, To make the knight o'ercome the giant. Hudib. Those motives induced Virgil to coin his fable. I), yden. Some tale, some new pretence, he daily coin'd, To sooth his sister, and delude her mind. Dryd. A term is coined to make the conveyance easy. Atterbury.

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Co'1N AG E. m. s. [from coin.] 1. The art or practice of coining money. The care of the coinege was committed to the inferior magistrates; and I don't find that they had a publick trial, as we solemnly practise in

this country. Arbuthnot. ker of base 2. Coin; money; stamped and legitimated maker of base money. metal. 3. An inventor.

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This is conceived to be a coinage of some Jews; in derision of Christians, who first began that portrait. Brown. Moor was forced to leave off coining, by the great crowds of people continually offering to return his coinage upon him. Swift. 3. The charges of coining money. 4. New production; invention. Unnecessary coinage, as well as unnecessary revival of words, runs into affectation; a fault to be avoided on either hand. Dryden. 5. Forgery; invention. This is the very coinage of your brain; This bodiless creation, ecstacy Is very cunning in. Shakspeare's Hamlet. To COINCIT) E. v. m. [coincido, Lat.] 1. To fall upon the same point; to meet in the same point. If the equator and ecliptick had coincided, it would have rendered the annual revolution of the earth useless. Cheyne. 2 - To concur ; to be consistent with. * The rules of right judgment, and of good ratiocination, often coincide with each other. Watts' Logick. C ‘oi’N c1 DeNce. m. s. [from coincide.] I . The state of several bodies, or lines, falling upon the same point. An universal equilibrium, arising from the coincidence of infinite centers, can never be naturally acquired. JBentley.

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