Cony-catcher
Cony-catcher Co"ny-catch`er, n. A cheat; a sharper; a deceiver. [Obs.] --Minsheu. [1913 Webster]

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  • cony-catcher — coˈny catcher noun (obsolete) A cheat • • • Main Entry: ↑cony …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cony — Co ny (? or ?; 277), n. [OE. coning, conig, coni, OF. connin, conin, connil, fr. L. cuniculus a rabbit, cony, prob. an Hispanic word.] [Written also {coney}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A rabbit, esp., the European rabbit ({Lepus cuniculus}). (b) The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cherogril — Cony Co ny (? or ?; 277), n. [OE. coning, conig, coni, OF. connin, conin, connil, fr. L. cuniculus a rabbit, cony, prob. an Hispanic word.] [Written also {coney}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A rabbit, esp., the European rabbit ({Lepus cuniculus}). (b) The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coney — Cony Co ny (? or ?; 277), n. [OE. coning, conig, coni, OF. connin, conin, connil, fr. L. cuniculus a rabbit, cony, prob. an Hispanic word.] [Written also {coney}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A rabbit, esp., the European rabbit ({Lepus cuniculus}). (b) The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • daman — Cony Co ny (? or ?; 277), n. [OE. coning, conig, coni, OF. connin, conin, connil, fr. L. cuniculus a rabbit, cony, prob. an Hispanic word.] [Written also {coney}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A rabbit, esp., the European rabbit ({Lepus cuniculus}). (b) The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Epinephelus apua — Cony Co ny (? or ?; 277), n. [OE. coning, conig, coni, OF. connin, conin, connil, fr. L. cuniculus a rabbit, cony, prob. an Hispanic word.] [Written also {coney}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A rabbit, esp., the European rabbit ({Lepus cuniculus}). (b) The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyrax Syriacus — Cony Co ny (? or ?; 277), n. [OE. coning, conig, coni, OF. connin, conin, connil, fr. L. cuniculus a rabbit, cony, prob. an Hispanic word.] [Written also {coney}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A rabbit, esp., the European rabbit ({Lepus cuniculus}). (b) The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lepus cuniculus — Cony Co ny (? or ?; 277), n. [OE. coning, conig, coni, OF. connin, conin, connil, fr. L. cuniculus a rabbit, cony, prob. an Hispanic word.] [Written also {coney}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A rabbit, esp., the European rabbit ({Lepus cuniculus}). (b) The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • time and tide wait for no man — c 1390 CHAUCER Clerk’s Tale 1.118 For thogh we slepe or wake, or rome, or ryde, Ay fleeth the tyme; it nil no [will no] man abyde. a 1520 Everyman (1961) 1.143 The Tyde abydeth no man. 1592 R. GREENE Disputation between He Cony catcher & She Cony …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • If You Know Not Me, You Know Nobody — is a two part play by Thomas Heywood, depicting the life and reign of Elizabeth I of England, written very soon after the latter s death. The title deliberately echoes that of Samuel Rowley s 1605 play When You See Me You Know Me. Part 1 is a… …   Wikipedia

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