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synonyms for cockscomb

  • ridge
  • aigrette
  • caruncle
  • chine
  • comb
  • crown
  • feather
  • hogback
  • mane
  • panache
  • plume
  • tassel
  • tuft

antonyms for cockscomb

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  • bottom
  • nadir
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How to use cockscomb in a sentence

Celosia cristata is the well known Cockscomb, having combs or heads of scarlet, crimson, rose and yellow.
THE PRACTICAL GARDEN-BOOKC. E. HUNN
Getting tired, I took out my sketch-book and drew Lubuga, the pet, which amused the king immensely as he recognised her cockscomb.
THE DISCOVERY OF THE SOURCE OF THE NILEJOHN HANNING SPEKE
His hair was cut short, with the exception of a ridge on the top which ran stem to stern, like a cockscomb.
GREAT AFRICAN TRAVELLERSW.H.G. KINGSTON
If an unmodified Celosia could be got, it would be well to test with the modified cockscomb.
MORE LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWINCHARLES DARWIN
The wild cockscomb (Amaranthus Cruentus) also furnished a portion of their supply.
THE CLIFF CLIMBERSCAPTAIN MAYNE REID
Cockscomb, crimson and scarlet; two to three feet; August and September.
A WOMAN'S HARDY GARDENHELENA RUTHERFURD ELY
There is a row of narrow green pointed leaves, standing up like a cockscomb behind each row of flowers.
FLOWERS SHOWN TO THE CHILDRENC. E. SMITH
I did not answer, but my face flushed as red as a cockscomb.
MY DOUBLE LIFESARAH BERNHARDT
There was the twist round the head, the cockscomb, the hanging piece of liripipe.
ENGLISH COSTUMEDION CLAYTON CALTHROP
From the shape of the flames this form of burner received the name "cockscomb."
ARTIFICIAL LIGHTM. LUCKIESH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COCKSCOMB

  • aigrette
  • caruncle
  • chine
  • cockscomb
  • comb
  • crown
  • feather
  • hogback
  • mane
  • panache
  • plume
  • ridge
  • tassel
  • tuft
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.