1. n., A carrying net, usually made of sennit, as used for hanging calabashes; a string hammock, as formerly used for carrying the very old.
- Kōkō pūʻalu, plain net carrier; literally, slack net.
- Kōkō puʻu, a fine, knotted net carrier.
- Ua kaʻi kōkō, carried about in a hammock [due to extreme old age].
2. nvt., To tie up strings, as of a calabash; lacings, as of sharkskin to a drum body.
- Kōkō aʻe i ka pūʻolo a paʻa, bring up the corners of the wrapper and tie together firmly in a bunch.
3. Reduplication of kō #2; to pull, jerk, drag, push, massage; to set a bone by applying pressure.
4. nvi., Pregnancy; pregnant, heavy with child.
- Nā malama o kō lākou kōkō ʻana, (Ioba 39.2), the months of their pregnancy.
5. Reduplication of kō #3, to fulfill.
6. n., Cocoa.