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Definition of cox verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cox

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//kɒks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɑːks//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cox
BrE BrE//kɒks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɑːks//
 
he / she / it coxes
BrE BrE//ˈkɒksɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːksɪz//
 
past simple coxed
BrE BrE//kɒkst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɑːkst//
 
past participle coxed
BrE BrE//kɒkst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɑːkst//
 
-ing form coxing
BrE BrE//ˈkɒksɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːksɪŋ//
 
 
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[transitive, intransitive] cox (something) to control the direction of a rowing boat while other people are rowing; to act as a cox Word Origin mid 19th cent.: abbreviation.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cox

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