|1.||a box in which a corpse is buried or cremated|
|2.||the part of a horse's foot that contains the coffin bone|
|3.||(tr) to place in or as in a coffin|
|4.||engineering another name for flask|
|[C14: from Old French cofin, from Latin cophinus basket; see |
used in Gen. 50:26 with reference to the burial of Joseph. Here, it means a mummy-chest. The same Hebrew word is rendered "chest" in 2 Kings 12:9, 10.