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cockney

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A working-class native of the East End of London, traditionally within earshot of the bells of St Mary-le-Bow church, and the associated dialect of English, incorporating the glottal stop...

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cockney

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A working-class native of the East End of London, traditionally within earshot of the bells of St Mary-le-Bow church, and the associated dialect of English, incorporating the glottal stop...

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cockney

Edited by Russ Willey.

in Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 1345 words.

A Londoner, especially one born within (the) sound of Bow bells. Adjectivally, the word can mean ‘pertaining

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Cockney

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 548 words.

A Londoner, especially one born within sound of bow bells. Adjectivally, the word can mean ‘pertaining to London, or

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Cockney

Edited by Tom McArthur.

in Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 3371 words.

A working-class Londoner, especially in the East End, and English as used by such a Londoner. Though often stigmatized as

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Cockney

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 113 words.

blini, cine, Finney, finny, Ginny, guinea, hinny, mini, Minnie, ninny, pinny, Pliny, shinny, skinny, spinney, tinny, whinny •

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Cockney

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 113 words.

blini, cine, Finney, finny, Ginny, guinea, hinny, mini, Minnie, ninny, pinny, Pliny, shinny, skinny, spinney, tinny, whinny •

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cockney

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 44 words.

†hen's egg (perh. small or mis-shapen, ‘cock's egg’); †pampered child XIV; †townsman, as a type of effeminacy; one born in

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Cockney

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 90 words.

a native of East London, traditionally one born within hearing of Bow Bells; the dialect or accent typical of such

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cockney

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 111 words.

[LME]

A cockney was originally a pampered or spoilt child. This use may derive from a similar word, cokeney ‘a

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Cockney Rebel

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Formed in 1973 by the strongly opinionated ex-journalist Steve Harley (b. Steven Nice, 27 February 1951, south London, England). Following his advertisement in a music paper he recruited...

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