• WordNet 3.6
    • n cony any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food
    • n cony small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America
    • n cony any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Cony (Zoöl) A local name of the burbot.
    • Cony (Zoöl) A rabbit, esp., the European rabbit (Lepus cuniculus
    • Cony A simpleton. "It is a most simple animal; whence are derived our usual phrases of cony and cony catcher .""A pattern and companion fit
      For all the keeping tonies of the pit."
    • Cony (Zoöl) An important edible West Indian fish (Epinephelus apua); the hind of Bermuda.
    • Cony (Zoöl) The chief hare.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cony A rabbit; a burrowing rodent quadruped of the genus Lepus, as L. cuniculus of Europe.
    • n cony A daman, or species of the family Hyracidæ, order Hyracoidea. So used in the English Bible (Lev. xi. 5; Dent. xiv. 7; Ps. civ. 18), where cony is used to translate the Hebrew shaphen, now identified with the Syrian hyrax or daman (Hyrax syriacus or H. daman), and applied to other species of the genus. The same animal is also called ashkoko, ganam, and wabber. See hyrax and daman.
    • n cony The fur of conies or rabbits, once much used in England.
    • n cony The pika, calling-hare, or little chief hare, Lagomys princeps, of North America.
    • n cony In heraldry, a rabbit used as a bearing.
    • n cony In ichthyology, the nigger-fish. A simpleton; a gull; a dupe.
    • n cony The West Indian agouti, Dasyprocta cristata, so called by the early English colonists from its fancied resemblance to a rabbit.
    • n cony The name of several West Indian serranoid fishes: The guativere, Cephalopholis fulvus.
    • n cony Cephalopholis cruentatus, a brown fish with many spots, called in Spanish enjambre.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cony kō′ni a rabbit: :
    • n Cony kō′ni or kun′i, a rabbit: :
    • n Cony kō′ni (B.) translation of Heb. shâphân, the Hyrax syriacus, or rock-badger
    • n Cony kō′ni (obs.) an equivocal term of endearment for a woman
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. coning, conig, coni, OF. connin, conin, connil, fr. L. cuniculus, a rabbit, cony, prob. an Hispanic word
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Prob. through O. Fr. connil, from L. cuniculus, a rabbit.


In literature:

He was accompanied by Father Cony, chaplain of the 35th Indiana.
"Incidents of the War: Humorous, Pathetic, and Descriptive" by Alf Burnett
The agouti, or Indian cony, or rabbit, frequents the same region as the paca, and is about the size of an ordinary hare.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
The conies crying from their runways suddenly took on poignant pathos.
"The Forester's Daughter" by Hamlin Garland
In such heights man is of no more value than the wolf or the cony.
"Cavanaugh: Forest Ranger" by Hamlin Garland
Didst ever hear of one Cony?
"The Buccaneer" by Mrs. S. C. Hall
The Doue her Pigeons, the Cony her Rabbets, and women their children.
"A New Orchard And Garden" by William Lawson
And conys, hares, rabettes, buckes, does, hartes, rostis que boullis.
"An Introductorie for to Lerne to Read, To Pronounce, and to Speke French Trewly" by Anonymous
The squeak of these shadowy conies, the twitter of these unseen little birds, go on day by day.
"They of the High Trails" by Hamlin Garland
I was then curious to see how the cony would transport his hay in winter.
"A Mountain Boyhood" by Joe Mills
They work like horses in America, and their native cuteness conies out in trade with surprising results.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
Sometimes I hardly know myself, but at others it conies back to me clearly enough.
"The Wilderness Trail" by Frank Williams
Arg., three hares (or conies) gu.
"Notes and Queries, Number 235, April 29, 1854" by Various
Like conies of the rocks, or beehives of modern skyscrapers, these denizens lived.
"Through Our Unknown Southwest" by Agnes C. Laut
Cony-catch, term for cheating, 196.
"Folk-lore of Shakespeare" by Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer
Here many rock-conies dwelt that have, as it were, wings of skin with which they leap as if they flew.
"The Three Mulla-mulgars" by Walter De La Mare
The high mountains are for the wild goats; The rocks are a refuge for the conies.
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
From Coni the Spaniards went to the village of Choaca, where their real trials began.
"History of the Spanish Conquest of Yucatan and of the Itzas" by Philip Ainsworth Means
BAL'CONY, in architecture, is a gallery projecting from the outer wall of a building, supported by columns or brackets, and surrounded by a balustrade.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
Apart from the rivers on its borders, it is watered by insignificant streams, of which the Conie in the west need alone be mentioned.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4" by Various
There are many hares, and some conies.
"The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, Volume XIV (of 16)" by Richard Hakluyt

In poetry:

A sportsman early I became,
A sort of second Daniel Boone,
And bagg'd my share of ev'ry game
From cony, up or down, to coon.
"Youthful Reminiscences" by David John Scott
The conies had their hiding-place,
The wily fox with stealthy tread
A covert found, but Christ, the Lord,
Had not a place to lay his head.
"Nowhere to Lay His Head" by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
The hedge is quick and green with briar,
From their sand the conies creep;
And all the birds that fly in heaven
Flock singing home to sleep.
"Nod" by Walter de la Mare
Ah no! the cradled flowers may wake,
Again may flow the frozen sea,
From every cloud a star may break,--
There conies no second spring to me.
"From A Bachelor’s Private Journal" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
To the rude rocks the conies fly;
The wild goats seek the mountains high;
While o'er them the benignant moon
Shines mildly—and the night, the noon,
In their appointed courses fall:
Govern'd by Him who governs all.
"Spring: Friday Morning" by John Bowring
While I am boilin' 'ot, Doreen conies out
To call me fer me mornin' cup o' tea.
I turn an' answer with a savage shout.
"Dear me!" sez she.
"You seem to be put out this mornin', Bill.
'E'll mend the fence, all right. I'm sure 'e will."
"Termarter Sorce" by C J Dennis

In news:

Greg and Conie Beechy .
CONI 's anti-doping prosecutor calls in retired cyclist Leonardo Bertagnolli after USADA report.
Coach John Hersom's squad will take on the 5-1 Cony Rams, a team that's averaging over 40 points per game.
For the Augusta area school, they're just happy to put Cony back in the Class A conversation.
In high school field hockey today, Cony visiting Hampden.
Cony was up 2-0 at halftime.
The undefeated Cony softball team in Hampden tonight, taking on the Broncos.
That brought in Elissa Brochu and Maggie Russell to put Cony up 3-0 in the 2nd.
Eastern Maine Champion Cony 41.
CONI's anti-doping prosecutor had sought a three-year ban .
Coni Gail Halligan Solomon , 62, of Athens, passed away Wednesday, September 5.
PARIS — It was a matter of who was left standing as Cony and Oxford Hills knocked each other around in a football game Friday night.

In science:

Nicorovici, “Two-dimensional Greens function and local de nsity of states in photonic crystals conys.
Modes of Random Lasers
For an example of a locally definable group which is not definably generated one can take a non-archimedean real closed field (M , <, +, ·) and a coni∈N (−ai , ai ) where nai < ai+1 for all n ∈ N [EP12a, Ele12].
Discrete subgroups of locally definable groups
Schinnerer, E., Eckart, A., Quirrenbach, A., B öker, T., Tac coni-Garman, L. E., Krabbe, A., and Sternberg, A. (1997).
Dissecting starburst galaxies with infrared observations
C/T .9 A partial calculation of the NLO penguin coni has been performed.11 The completion of these calculations will tributions to T I I answer the question whether the apparent discrepancies between LO factorization and data have a short-distance explanation.
Hadronic B decays with QCD factorization
Each subspace is the closure of vectors u, such that d hu, E (·)ui is purely absolutely conis a self-adjoint opertinuous, etc.
New criteria to identify spectrum
N , where rk ∈ R3 denotes the position of particle k , xk k ∈ R3 is a conis the unit-norm velocity vector and ua trol vector.
Stabilization of Three-Dimensional Collective Motion
Since the cone constructions increases the dimension in 1, a first attempt should be to iterate the conification from N − 2 different affinely independent chosen points.
$q$-Analog Singular Homology of Convex Spaces
P is a single point and τ ∗ σ = P (σ) is the conification of σ to the vertex P .
$q$-Analog Singular Homology of Convex Spaces
Section 3 characterizes the image of the fully faithful functor sending a not necessarily conic sheaf on Y to the conification of its direct image by i.
On the Laplace transform for temperate holomorphic functions
The left and right conification functors are the pair of adjoint functors F c = Rµ!p−1F ≃ Rµ!p!F , (·)c : Db (kX ) −→ Db (kX ), c(·) : Db (kX ) −→ Db (kX ), cF = Rp∗µ!F [−1] ≃ Rp∗µ−1F .
On the Laplace transform for temperate holomorphic functions
By the analogue of (iii) for the right conification functor, one has H ≃ cH .
On the Laplace transform for temperate holomorphic functions
The similar results for the right conification functor can be obtained by adjunction.
On the Laplace transform for temperate holomorphic functions
Note that the conification functor on vector spaces can be expressed in terms of the Fourier-Sato transform: Lemma 5.1.
On the Laplace transform for temperate holomorphic functions