Football. a corner of the field inside the ten-yard line, especially as the target of a punt intended to go out of bounds in this area and so put the receiving team in a position near its goal line.
Any corner of the football field
[1940s+ Football; because any player running the ball upfield from a corner is dangerously trapped]
[kaw-fi-nahyt, kof-i-] /ˈkɔ fɪ naɪt, ˈkɒf ɪ-/ noun 1. a mineral, black uranous silicate, USiO 4 , an important ore of uranium.
noun, Slang. 1. a cigarette. noun 1. a slang term for cigarette noun phrase Acigarette; butt (1880s+)
- Coffin-siris syndrome
Coffin-Siris syndrome Cof·fin-Sir·is syndrome (kŏfĭn-sĭr’ĭs) n. An inherited syndrome that in males causes mental retardation with wide bulbous nose and low nasal bridge, moderate hirsutism, and digital anomalies with nail hypoplasia. In females the syndrome may cause digital abnormalities and mild mental retardation. Also called Coffin-Lowry syndrome.
[kaw-fuh l, kof-uh l] /ˈkɔ fəl, ˈkɒf əl/ noun 1. a line of animals, prisoners, or slaves chained and driven along together. verb (used with object), coffled, coffling. 2. to chain in a coffle. /ˈkɒfəl/ noun 1. (esp formerly) a line of slaves, beasts, etc, fastened together