costean

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cornish cothas, dropped + stean, tin.

Verb[edit]

costean (third-person singular simple present costeans, present participle costeaning, simple past and past participle costeaned)

  1. (mining) To search for lodes.

Related terms[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

costean

  1. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of costear.
  2. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural present indicative form of costear.