- n. South Africa A small minecart.
- Nguni nqukumbana. (Wiktionary)
“He picked up a piece of stone and tapped the cocopan with it.”
“The whole side of his body was stiff and sore but he could not turn over, his knees caught on the cocopan every time he tried and the air in his little cave was starting to taste stale, his head ached.”
“Two natives pushing a cocopan back along the railway lines forced him to flatten himself against one wall to allow them to pass and while he waited he felt inside his overalls for his cigar case.”
“Blinded by the swirling dust fog he crashed at full run into the abandoned cocopan that blocked the tunnel, he sprawled over the metal body of the trolley with his thighs bruised from the collision.”
“They cleared the last few lumps of rock and with their shoulders touching knelt and peered under the cocopan.”
“The cocopan was gone by that time so he stooped to pick up the case.”
“At the back of the hole it left in the wall they could see the corner of the cocopan.”
“Now I'm finished, he thought, but instinctively he pulled himself up and started to grope his way around the cocopan to continue his flight.”
“Mbejane reached under the cocopan and with his hands under Sean's armpits pulled him out.”
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