Archive for February 9th, 2009

To COAX. v.a.

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To COAX. v.a. To wheedle; to flatter; to humour. A
low word.
The nurse had changed her note; for she was then muz-
zling and coaxing the child; that’s a good dear, says she.
L’Estrange.
I coax! I wheedle! I’m above it. Farquhar’s Recr. Officer.