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See also: Coq, çoq, and Coq.

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EtymologyEdit

French

NounEdit

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.

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔk

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French coc.

NounEdit

coq m (plural coqs)

  1. male chicken, rooster, cockerel, cock
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Dutch kok, from Latin coquus. Doublet of queux

NounEdit

coq m (plural coqs)

  1. (rare) a cook
    Synonym: cuisinier

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NormanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French coc (cock, rooster)

NounEdit

coq m (plural coqs)

  1. (Jersey) tap
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Clipping of coquelicot

NounEdit

coq m (plural coqs)

  1. (Guernsey) poppy

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