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Coxcomb

Cox´comb`   Pronunciation: k?ks´k?m`
n.1.A strip of red cloth notched like the comb of a cock, which licensed jesters formerly wore in their caps.
2.The top of the head, or the head itself
We will belabor you a little better,
And beat a little more care into your coxcombs.
- Beau & Fl.
3.A vain, showy fellow; a conceited, silly man, fond of display; a superficial pretender to knowledge or accomplishments; a fop.
Fond to be seen, she kept a bevy
Of powdered coxcombs at her levee.
- Goldsmith.
Some are bewildered in the maze of schools,
And some made coxcombs, nature meant but fools.
- Pope.
4.(Bot.) A name given to several plants of different genera, but particularly to Celosia cristata, or garden cockscomb. Same as Cockscomb.
Noun1.coxcomb - a conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments
Synonyms: cockscomb
2.coxcomb - a cap worn by court jesters; adorned with a strip of red
Synonyms: cockscomb
3.coxcomb - the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds
Synonyms: comb, cockscomb
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