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cof•fin



Pronunciation: (kô'fin, kof'in), [key]
n.
1. the box or case in which the body of a dead person is placed for burial; casket.
2. the part of a horse's foot containing the coffin bone.
3. Print.
a. the bed of a platen press.
b. the wooden frame around the bed of an early wooden press.

v.t.
to put or enclose in or as in a coffin.

Cof•fin



Pronunciation: (kô'fin, kof'in), [key]
n.
1. Levi, 1798–1877, U.S. abolitionist leader.
2. Robert P(eter) Tristram, 1892–1955, U.S. poet, essayist, and biographer.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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