Coc*agne" (?), n. [F. cocagne, pays de cocagne; of uncertain origin, cf. Prov. F. couque cake, Catal. coca, L. coquere to cook; as if the houses in this country were covered with cakes. Cf. Cook, Cockney.]


An imaginary country of idleness and luxury.


The land of cockneys; cockneydom; -- a term applied to London and its suburbs.



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