Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A patched coat.

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Examples

  • Kearney excels in graphically describing the battles, immersing the reader into the cramped confines of the centon to wade through the blood and sweat.

    "The Ten Thousand" by Paul Kearney

  • Net retail sales of Ethical funds in 2009 were up 1 per centon 2008 but well down on

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  • I remember words like "yarn" and "centon", but I had no idea the word "frak" was created for the original, cheesy, 1970s version of Battlestar Galactica and not for the new, improved, gritty version that everyone now knows and loves.

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