Coxed



[koks] /kɒks/ Informal.

noun
1.
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verb (used with object)
2.
to act as to (a boat).
/kɒks/
noun
1.
a coxswain, esp of a racing eight or four
verb
2.
to act as coxswain of (a boat)
/kɒks/
noun
1.
David. 1783–1859, English landscape painter

surname, from early 16c., earlier Cocks (c.1300), in many cases from cock (n.1), which apparently was used as a personal name in Old English, also as a familiar term for a boy, later used of apprentices, servants, etc. Perhaps in some cases for the sign of an inn. In some cases perhaps from cook (n.), or Welsh coch “red.”

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