Cohort

Co"hort

(?), n. [L. cohors, prop. an inclosure: cf. F. cohorte. See Court, n.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) A body of about five or six hundred soldiers; the tenth part of a legion.
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2. Any band or body of warriors.
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With him the cohort bright
Of watchful cherubim.
Milton.
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3. (Bot.) A natural group of orders of plants, less comprehensive than a class.
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