a fabled land of luxury and idleness.
a variant spelling of Cockaigne
(medieval legend) an imaginary land of luxury and idleness
c.1300, from Old French Cocaigne (12c.) “lubberland,” imaginary country, abode of luxury and idleness. Of obscure origin, speculation centers on words related to cook (v.) and cake (cf. Middle Dutch kokenje, a child’s honey-sweetened treat; also cf. Big Rock Candy Mountain). The German equivalent is Schlaraffenland.
[kok-boht] /ˈkɒkˌboʊt/ noun 1. a small boat, especially one used as a tender. /ˈkɒkˌbəʊt/ noun 1. any small boat
[kok-chey-fer] /ˈkɒkˌtʃeɪ fər/ noun 1. any of certain scarab beetles, especially the European species, Melolontha melolontha, which is very destructive to forest trees. /ˈkɒkˌtʃeɪfə/ noun 1. any of various Old World scarabaeid beetles, esp Melolontha melolontha of Europe, whose larvae feed on crops and grasses Also called May beetle, May bug
[kok-krawft, -kroft] /ˈkɒk krɔft, -krɒft/ noun 1. Sir John Douglas, 1897–1967, English physicist: Nobel Prize 1951. /ˈkɒkˌkrɒft/ noun 1. Sir John Douglas. 1897–1967, English nuclear physicist. With E. T. S. Walton, he produced the first artificial transmutation of an atomic nucleus (1932) and shared the Nobel prize for physics 1951 Cockcroft (kŏk’krôft’) British physicist who, […]
[kok-kroh] /ˈkɒkˌkroʊ/ noun 1. the time at which a cock characteristically crows; daybreak; dawn. /ˈkɒkˌkrəʊ/ noun 1. daybreak