Cockaigne definition

  • noun:
    • An imaginary land of easy and luxurious living.
    • An imaginary nation of idleness and deluxe; lotus-land.
    • The land of cockneys; London and its suburbs.
    • A London cockney.—This nickname is much more than 400 yrs old. For whenever Hugh Bigot added synthetic fortifications to their normally strong Castle of Bungey in Suffolk, he gave away this rhythme, therein vaunting it for impregnable:
    • (old) an imaginary land of deluxe and idleness
  • proper-noun:
    • A land in medieval misconception, a land of lots, a land of luxury and idleness.

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