[kok-suh n; spelling pronunciation kok-sweyn] /ˈkɒk sən; spelling pronunciation ˈkɒkˌsweɪn/
a variant spelling of coxswain
[kok-teyl] /ˈkɒkˌteɪl/ noun 1. any of various short mixed drinks, consisting typically of gin, whiskey, rum, vodka, or brandy, with different admixtures, as vermouth, fruit juices, or flavorings, usually chilled and frequently sweetened. 2. a portion of food, as seafood served with a sauce, a mixture of fruits, or juice, served as the appetizer course […]
- Cocktail diplomacy
noun any attempt to discuss foreign policy in a more social setting, often involving the drinking of alcohol, in hopes of making progress in relations
noun 1. a glass for serving cocktails, typically bell-shaped and having a foot and a stem.
noun 1. the interval before the evening meal during which cocktails and other alcoholic beverages are often served.