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- n. Common misspelling of bycoket.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Like abocock, etc., an erroneous book-form of bycocket (which see).
In spite of this exposure of the impostor, the word was allowed to stand, with a woodcut of an abacot, in an important dictionary published subsequently, although Dr. Murray's remarks were quoted.
` ` abacot, '' ` ` knise, '' ` ` morse, '' and ` ` polien. ''