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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COG

It is feeling the whole of the ship that makes being a Cog worth while.

Dr. Entman shook his head sadly, certain that Taber had slipped a cog.

From the upper piece a notch is cut only wide enough to receive the cog.

The Emperor Napoleon has visited some of his hospitals in cog.

I hae had better kail in my cog, and ne'er gae them a keytch.

The goat gies a gude milking, but she ca's ower the cog wi' her feet.

"The ancestral crank has slipped a cog," Opdyke returned profanely.

The young gintlemen are two princes that are travelling in cog.

It proved that not only the seams had to be calked but that the cog Thomas was out of fresh water.

He started up and exclaimed, "Cog's 'ounds, what am I about?"

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "cog wheel;" late 14c., "tooth on a wheel," probably a borrowing from a Scandinavian language (cf. Norwegian kugg "cog") and cognate with Middle High German kugel "ball."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COG

employee

nounperson being paid for working for another or a corporation

tooth

nouna toothlike or tooth-shaped object
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