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adjective 
  1. Having old-fashioned charm.
    • It's a very village with old-fashioned storefronts.
      1. Strange or odd in an interesting, pleasing, or amusing way.
    • came forth a and fearful sight - Sir Walter Scott
      1. Highly incongruous, inappropriate, or illogical; naive, unreasonable -- usually used ironically.
    • of a sense of honesty - wikipedia:Paul Engle, Paul Engle
      1. (obsolete) Characterized by cleverness or ingenuity; skillfully wrought or artfully contrived.
    • to show how an orator you are - Shakespeare
      1. (obsolete) Overly discriminating or needlessly meticulous; fastidious.
    • being too and finical in his expression - wikipedia:Roger L'Estrange, Roger L'Estrange
Translations: 
  • Dutch: typisch
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, incongruous, inappropriate or illogical)
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, cleverness or ingenuity)
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, fastidious)
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    (trans-bottom)
Etymology: From Old French cointe, and queinte pretty, clever, knowing < Latin cognitus known, past participle of cognoscere to know


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