Definition of Coignes
1. coigne [v] - See also: coigne
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coignes
Literary usage of Coignes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Others, an Anthology of the New Verse by Alfred Kreymborg (1916)
"coignes My elbow-knuckles And the hollows under my knee-caps Are curious places. My heels are melancholy, Dozing and drudging all day. ..."
2. Camp, Court and Siege: A Narrative of Personal Adventure and Observation by Wickham Hoffman (1877)
"But " coignes of vantage " are of very little use when the heart to defend them is lacking. In a very few days these men, outnumbering the Communists two or ..."
3. Picturesque Views, with an Historical Account of the Inns of Court, in by Samuel Ireland (1800)
"The irregularity of the original coignes on the fouth and weft fides of the building confirm this opinion. Over the gateway on entering the hall are tbe ..."