[koks] /kɒks/ Informal.
verb (used with object)
to act as to (a boat).
a coxswain, esp of a racing eight or four
to act as coxswain of (a boat)
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.”
coxitis cox·i·tis (kŏk-sī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the hip joint.
coxodynia cox·o·dyn·i·a (kŏk’sə-dĭn’ē-ə) n. Pain in the hip joint.
coxofemoral cox·o·fem·o·ral (kŏk’sə-fěm’ər-əl) adj. Relating to the hipbone and the femur.
coxotuberculosis cox·o·tu·ber·cu·lo·sis (kŏk’sə-tu-bûr’kyə-lō’sĭs, -tyu-) n. Tuberculous disease of the hip joint.