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kuh koohn

  • n  silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs
  • v  retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment
    Families cocoon around the T.V. set most evenings
    She loves to stay at home and cocoon
  • v  wrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection
News & Articles

  • Final Fantasy XIII-2 on PSN This Week
    Those who have yet to play Final Fantasy XIII-2 will now have a chance to grab the game on PlayStaton Network starting tomorrow. Taking on the roles of Noel and Serah, players navigate the lush world of Cocoon once more in order to find Lightning.
    June 10, 2013 - RPGamer

  • Richard Shelby in New York Times (blog)
    I can tell you that yacht ought to be here skimming and cleaning up a lot of the oil,Mr. Shelby said. "He ought to be down here seeing what is really going on. Not in a cocoon somewhere."
  • Matt Diaz in
    When I got jammed, it broke up the cocoon of tissue that had formed around the splinter and infection,Diaz said. "That's when the infection really started swelling."
  • Eliot Spitzer in WTEN
    Spitzer says the Legislature squandered the chance to change its old ways - instead, "they returned to the cocoon of the Albany status quo."

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