Co*her"ent (?), a. [L. cohaerens, p. pr. See Cohere.]
Sticking together; cleaving; as the parts of bodies; solid or fluid.
Composed of mutually dependent parts; making a logical whole; consistent; as, a coherent plan, argument, or discourse.
Logically consistent; -- applied to persons; as, a coherent thinker.
Suitable or suited; adapted; accordant.
Instruct my daughter how she shall persever,
That time and place, with this deceit so lawful,
May prove coherent.
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