Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A contracted form of cockswain.

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Examples

  • London by our coxon, so they waked me, but I would not rise but bid him stay till morning, which he did, and then I rose and carried them in to my

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Volume 04: March/April 1659-1660

  • London by our coxon, so they waked me, but I would not rise but bid him stay till morning, which he did, and then I rose and carried them in to my Lord, who read them a-bed.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete

  • While we were at supper we heard a great noise upon the Quarter Deck, so we all rose instantly, and found it was to save the coxon of the Cheriton, who, dropping overboard, could not be saved, but was drowned.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, May 1660

  • About two o'clock in the morning, letters came from London by our coxon, so they waked me, but I would not rise but bid him stay till morning, which he did, and then I rose and carried them in to my Lord, who read them a-bed.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Mar/Apr 1659/'60

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