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Conyrine
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Coo
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cooee
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cooie
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Cooey definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cooey Coo"ey, Cooee Coo"ee, n. [Of imitative origin.] A peculiar cry uttered by the Australian aborigines as a call to attract attention, and also in common use among the Australian colonists. In the actual call the first syllable is much prolonged (k[=oo]"-) and the second ends in a shrill, staccato [=e]. To represent the sound itself the spelling cooee is generally used. Within cooey, within earshot.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cooey Coo"ey, Cooee Coo"ee, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cooeyed or Cooeed; p. pr. & vb. n. Cooeying or Cooeeing.] To call out cooee. [Australia] I cooeyed and beckoned them to approach. --E. Giles.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cooey Coo"ey, Cooee Coo"ee, n. [Of imitative origin.] A peculiar whistling sound made by the Australian aborigenes as a call or signal. [Written also cooie.]



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