coq

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See also: Coq, çoq, and Coq.

English[edit]

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French

Noun[edit]

coq (plural coqs)

  1. A trimming of cock feathers on a woman's hat.
    • 1897, Ladies' home journal: Volume 15
      [] with a flat Tam crown of heliotrope velvet, a drapery under the brim, and two flat coq feathers.
    • 1921, Millinery trade review: Volume 46
      A smart all-black model has just arrived from Jeanne Due. It is turban-trimmed with black coq which forms a bow drape.
    • 2010, Deborah Davis, Party of the Century
      It was the Spanish rooster, the bird that produced coq feathers, that sacrificed the most plumage. Coqs, the rooster's long, curved, and iridescent tail feathers, were plucked from the bird to trim hats or, in this case, masks.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French coc

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Rhymes: -ɔk

Noun[edit]

coq m (plural coqs)

  1. rooster, cockerel, cock

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Norman[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French coc (cock, rooster)

Noun[edit]

coq m (plural coqs)

  1. (Jersey) tap
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Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of coquelicot

Noun[edit]

coq m (plural coqs)

  1. (Guernsey) poppy

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