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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coax  \Coax\  (?;  110),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Coaxed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Coaxing}.]  [Cf.  OE  cokes  fool,  a  person  easily  imposed 
  upon  W.  coeg  empty,  foolish;  F.  coquin  knave,  rogue.] 
  To  persuade  by  gentle,  insinuating  courtesy,  flattering,  or 
  fondling;  to  wheedle;  to  soothe. 
 
  Syn:  To  wheedle;  cajole;  flatter;  persuade;  entice. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coax  \Coax\,  n. 
  A  simpleton;  a  dupe.  [Obs.]  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coax 
  n  :  a  transmission  line  for  high-frequency  signals  [syn:  {coaxial 
  cable},  {coax  cable}] 
  v  :  influence  or  urge  by  gentle  urging,  caressing,  or 
  flattering;  "He  palavered  her  into  going  along"  [syn:  {wheedle}, 
  {cajole},  {palaver},  {blarney},  {sweet-talk},  {inveigle}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  coax 
 
  {coaxial  cable} 
 
 




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