from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of coney1.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A rabbit, especially the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A rabbit, esp., the European rabbit (Lepus cuniculus)
- n. The chief hare.
- n. A simpleton.
- n. An important edible West Indian fish (Epinephelus apua); the hind of Bermuda.
- n. A local name of the burbot.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A rabbit; a burrowing rodent quadruped of the genus Lepus, as L. cuniculus of Europe.
- n. A daman, or species of the family Hyracidæ, order Hyracoidea.
- n. The fur of conies or rabbits, once much used in England.
- n. The pika, calling-hare, or little chief hare, Lagomys princeps, of North America.
- n. In heraldry, a rabbit used as a bearing.
- n. In ichthyology, the nigger-fish. A simpleton; a gull; a dupe.
- n. The West Indian agouti, Dasyprocta cristata, so called by the early English colonists from its fancied resemblance to a rabbit.
- n. The name of several West Indian serranoid fishes: The guativere, Cephalopholis fulvus.
- n. Cephalopholis cruentatus, a brown fish with many spots, called in Spanish enjambre.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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. small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America
- n. any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes
Perhaps though the word cony should be reserved for the title of the following "Shoulda Woulda Coulda"!
Hebrews, rendered "cony" in the English Bible, is a very different animal; that it has a nearer resemblance to the hedgehog, the bear, the mouse, the jerboa, or the marmot, though it is not any of these.
Unfortunately, they fail to comprehend the basis for the citizenry's disdain and mistrust. cony
Obama will lose in 2012 '... and we can begin to undo all of his socialist programs .... cony
He should be the one that should go to jail for a very long time as far as I am concerned. cony
Then he let the cony-catcher go and returned home, drunken with chagrin and concern as with wine.
So the cony-catcher went up to the ass and, loosing it from the halter, gave the beast to his fellow; then he haltered his own head and followed Tom Fool till he knew the other had got clean off with the ass, when he stood still.
Eyes of Noctum anagrams to “cony emo fetus” Coincidence?
For most part in these kind of disports 'tis not art or skill, but subtlety, cony-catching, knavery, chance and fortune carries all away: 'tis ambulatoria pecunia,
A deer was said to be broken, a cony unlaced, a pheasant, partridge, or quail winged, a pigeon or a woodcock thighed, a plover minced, a mallard unbraced.