Ostracion triqueter
Cuckold Cuck"old (k?k"?ld), n. [OE. kukeweld, cokewold, cokold, fr. OF. coucoul, cucuault, the last syllable being modified by the OE. suffix -wold (see {Herald}); cf. F. cocu a cuckold, formerly also, a cuckoo, and L. cuculus a cuckoo. The word alludes to the habit of the female cuckoo, who lays her eggs in the nests of other birds, to be hatched by them.] 1. A man whose wife is unfaithful; the husband of an adulteress. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A West Indian plectognath fish ({Ostracion triqueter}). (b) The cowfish. [1913 Webster]


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