Coney in a sentence

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Definition of Coney

  • A rabbit. See Cony.
  • A fish. See Cony.
  • any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food
  • small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America
  • any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes
  • black-spotted usually dusky-colored fish with reddish fins

How to use coney in a sentence. Coney pronunciation.

Gorki at Coney Island is like Dante at a country fair.
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Suppose a person who had never seen Coney Island should read Gorki's vivid description of it, would he really know anything about Coney Island?
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The crowds at Coney Island are as different from Gorki's description of them as anything could well be.
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Some go to Niagara, and some to Coney Island, and others to Venice.
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Then began he to study a little, and out came the paternosters or rosary of beads, which the better and more formally to despatch, he got upon an old mule, which had served nine kings, and so mumbling with his mouth, nodding and doddling his head, would go see a coney ferreted or caught in a gin.
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Nay, said the monk, I do a great deal more than that; for whilst we are in despatching our matins and anniversaries in the choir, I make withal some crossbow-strings, polish glass bottles and bolts, I twist lines and weave purse nets wherein to catch coneys.
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The wolves, foxes, harts, wild boars, fallow deer, hares, coneys, weasels, brocks, badgers, and other such beasts, were found dead in the fields with their mouths open.
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Whilst Pantagruel was writing these foresaid verses, Panurge halved and fixed upon a great stake the horns of a roebuck, together with the skin and the right forefoot thereof, the ears of three leverets, the chine of a coney, the jaws of a hare, the wings of two bustards, the feet of four queest-doves, a bottle or borracho full of vinegar, a horn wherein to put salt, a wooden spit, a larding stick, a scurvy kettle full of holes, a dripping-pan to make sauce in, an earthen salt-cellar, and a goblet of Beauvais.
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He invented Robert's sauce, so good and necessary for roasted coneys, ducks, fresh pork, poached eggs, salt fish, and a thousand other such dishes.
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After all, that which was shown us was only the ill-faced countenance of a roasted coney.
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No better sport is there for hawk and hound than on Brandon and Croxton heaths, and the wilds to which our Saxon Icklings and Lakings have given their names, for they stretch from forest to fen, and there is no game in all England that one may not find there, from red deer to coney, wolf to badger, bustard to snipe, while there are otter and beaver in the streams.
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So bided I alone in the Hollow, day and night, waiting thee, master, and at the last, cometh Sir Fidelis-and so all's said and behold thy breakfast-a coney, see you, lord, that I snared but yest're'en.
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Christopher Coney was silenced, and as he could get no public sympathy, he mumbled his feelings to himself: "Be dazed, if I loved my country half as well as the young feller do, I'd live by claning my neighbour's pigsties afore I'd go away!
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By this time he had completely taken possession of the hearts of the Three Mariners' inmates, including even old Coney.
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She disliked those wretched humours of Christopher Coney and his tribe; and he did not appreciate them.
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That required the special genius of Christopher Coney, Solomon Longways, Buzzford, and their fellows.
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Jopp in his time of distress had often stood here; so had Mother Cuxsom, Christopher Coney, and poor Abel Whittle.
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Solomon Longways, Christopher Coney, Buzzford, and the rest of that fraternity, showed their sense of the occasion by advancing their customary eleven o'clock pint to half-past ten; from which they found a difficulty in getting back to the proper hour for several days.
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The mixed assemblage of idlers known to each other presently fell apart into two bands by a process of natural selection, the frequenters of Peter's Finger going off Mixen Lanewards, where most of them lived, while Coney, Buzzford, Longways, and that connection remained in the street.
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This course was decided on, and the group separated, Buzzford saying to Coney, "Come, my ancient friend; let's move on.
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Examples of Coney

Example #1
In a short article that he wrote about one of the playgrounds of America, he betrayed his own incurable jaundice.
Example #2
What a charming guest he must have been on that particular occasion!
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This sketch is valuable not merely because of the impression of a distinguished foreign writer of one of the sights of America, but because it raises in our minds an obstinate doubt of his capacity to tell the truth about life in general.
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The crowds at Coney Island are as different from Gorki's description of them as anything could well be.
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Now then, we who know the dregs of Russian life only through Gorki's pictures, can we be certain that his representations are accurate?
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Suppose a person who had never seen Coney Island should read Gorki's vivid description of it, would he really know anything about Coney Island?