American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A rabbit, especially the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus).
- n. The fur of a rabbit.
- n. See pika.
- n. See hyrax.
- n. A grouper (Epinephelus fulvus) of the tropical Atlantic, having dark brown or sharply bicolored skin and a few blue and black spots.
- n. Chiefly Florida Keys & West Indies Either of two related fish, the red hind or the graysby.
- n. Archaic A dupe; a simpleton.
- n. Informal A Coney Island.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. etc. See cony, etc.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) A rabbit. See cony.
- n. (Zoöl.) A fish. See Cony.
- n. any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food
- n. black-spotted usually dusky-colored fish with reddish fins
- n. any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes
- n. small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America
- Back-formation from Middle English plural, conies, from Anglo-Norman conis, plural of conil, from Latin cuniculus 'rabbit', from Proto-Basque *(H)unči (compare Basque untxi). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English coni, from Old French conis, pl. of conil, from Latin cunīculus, possibly from cunnus, cunus, female pudenda. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Such is the hippopotamus, and such is the hyrax, the remarkable rock-haunting animal, which in the authorised translation of the Scriptures is called the "coney," and which in the Revised Version is allowed in the margin to retain its Hebrew name, "shaphan.”
“They usually lie in the open, though often found in graves and in holes in the rocks, from which I have thought that they might be the "coney" mentioned in Scripture.”
“_ “The coney is a lytel beste dwellynge in an hole of the erthe/& thore as he vseth he encreaseth very moche, and therfore he is profitable for man, for he casteth oftentymes in the yere ...”
“The theatres of Shakesepeare's time resounded not just to his great tragedies and comedies but also to more satrical works by the likes of Ben Jonson, Thomas Dekker and Philip Massinger, with their lively tales of bawds and coney catchers evoking the teeming life of the city.”
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“The chili is also served on small hot dogs with mustard, onions and more of that cheese for a cheese coney.”
“These buildings are located in a vibrant urban core, with bars, sushi joints, high-class restaurants with huge bills and small entrees, and a couple of hot dog places that have been battling for decades for coney dog supremacy.”
“Thats like saying that we shouldn't eat food that isn't the healthiest in can be, for example, I love coney dogs, but from what I read there isn't one person out there touting the dietary benefits of them, and who cares, I eat them because they are tasty.”
“Henry and Anne enjoyed a private dinner in a small room, feeding each other slices of pears and bits of baked coney.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘coney’.
there are 80 species of lagomorphs
with 6 litters a year ,an average
of 5 .....
Anything to do with the fur trade.
Temporary list is temporary.
Collecting a few words here, which are then to be alloted to other lists.
Oh, that little smiling teacher tile in my Scrabble app. He teaches me so much.
words that evoke magic, mystery, mayhem, magnificence or anything else that glimmers in the grass
The ones with which I flavor my speech, and the ones I love to find peppered in literature.
Those who are easily duped.
Welcome to Brooklyn, home to everyone from everywhere.
Looking for tweets for coney.