Definitions

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  • proper n. A surname. The most popular Jewish surname.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Among the Jews, a priest.

Etymologies

From Hebrew כוהן \ כֹּהֵן‎ (kohén). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • COHEN: Well, let me tell you what you we're going to be doing in the Cohen household.

    CNN Transcript Oct 30, 2009

  • COHEN: I'd say a good night in the Cohen household is 10: 00.

    CNN Transcript Mar 14, 2002

  • JOB COHEN, 62, Labor Party: Cohen was Amsterdam's mayor for nearly a decade until he was resigned last March to lead his party into the election.

    Elections - fresh news by plazoo.com

  • Casa Cohen is a long-time shop in downtown San Miguel which does custom pewter, silver, tin and other metal work, absolutely beautiful stuff -- fancy faucets, mailboxes, door knobs, shelf pulls, dinnerware, bathroom accessories, etc.

    Authentic craft sources

  • Contributing: Sacha Cohen is a freelance journalist based in Washington, D.C. who writes about workplace and career issues.

    USATODAY.com - A survival guide for the recently fired

  • 'Tagged' trading However, federal prosecutors are looking at "tagged" trading by Longueuil and Freeman into what they called the "Cohen account," according to the Bharara's letter to defense attorneys.

    MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

  • SAN FRANCISCO MarketWatch - Federal prosecutors investigating potential insider trading are probing what they call the "Cohen Account" at SAC Capital Advisors, one of the world's largest hedge funds.

    MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

  • Benyamin Cohen is the author of My Jesus Year: A Rabbis Son Wanders the Bible Belt in Search of His Own Faith.

    Benyamin Cohen: An Interview With Novelist Joseph Skibell

  • The sort of comedy that Baron Cohen is trying for is high-risk for sure, and hardly guaranteed to provide results – but Borat is all gold.

    Borat: No 2

  • At 36, Cohen is to run Britain's most popular television channel not long after growing out of the key youth demographic, 18-34.

    Will Danny Cohen have youth on his side at BBC1?

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