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coxcomb (n.)

"a vain, shallow fellow, a fop," 1570s, from cokkes comb (1560s, see cockscomb), the name of a device worn in the cap by licensed fools. Johnson has coxcomical (adj.) "foppish, conceited," but discourages it as "a low word unworthy of use."

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Definitions of coxcomb from WordNet

coxcomb (n.)
a conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments;
Synonyms: cockscomb
coxcomb (n.)
a cap worn by court jesters; adorned with a strip of red;
Synonyms: cockscomb
coxcomb (n.)
the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds;
Synonyms: comb / cockscomb
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