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Collins English Dictionary
noun1. a variant spelling ofcockscomb2. archaica foppish man3. obsoletethe cap, resembling a cock's comb, worn by a jester
Example sentences containing 'coxcomb'
Some creature that looked like a featheredlizard, its coxcomb yellow and black, scuttled into view, and out again.Clive Barker COLDHEART CANYONBeneath the limp coxcomb its swollen eyes stared at Dr Barbara, as if recognizing her for the first time.Ballard, J. G. RUSHING TO PARADISEThe feathered reptile lowered its coxcomb as she crossed the ground, and slunk away, disappearing into a crack between two boulders.Clive Barker COLDHEART CANYON"And you're a clodpoll," said the girl, bitterly," and a ninny, a numbskull, a lackwit and a coxcomb !Neil Gaiman STARDUST