Cokewold
Cokewold Coke"wold, n. Cuckold. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cuckold — noun Etymology: Middle English cokewold Date: 13th century a man whose wife is unfaithful • cuckold transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wittol — noun Etymology: Middle English wetewold, from weten, witen to know + cokewold cuckold more at wit Date: 15th century 1. archaic a man who knows of his wife s infidelity and puts up with it 2. archaic a witless person …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cuckold — is a historic derogatory term for a man who has an unfaithful wife. The word, which has been in recorded use since the 13th century, derives from the cuckoo which gives up nurturing its own by laying eggs in other birds nests. [1] In modern terms …   Wikipedia

  • Cuckold — Als Cuckold (auch kurz als Cucki oder Cuck) wird vor allem in der BDSM Szene ein Mann bezeichnet, der in einer festen Partnerschaft oder Liebesbeziehung durch den intimen Kontakt seiner Partnerin mit anderen Männern (sogenanntes Fremdgehen)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cuckold — /ˈkʌkəld / (say kukuhld) noun 1. the husband of an unfaithful wife. –verb (t) 2. to make a cuckold of (a husband). {Middle English cokewold from Old French cucuault cuckoo, a man who has illicit sex with a married woman} …   Australian English dictionary

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