Cock
Cock Cock, n. [Of. coque, F. coche, a small vessel, L. concha muscle shell, a vessel. See {Coach}, and cf. {Cog} a small boat.] A small boat. [1913 Webster]

Yond tall anchoring bark [appears] Diminished to her cock; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Cock — (k[o^]k), n. [AS. coc; of unknown origin, perh. in imitation of the cry of the cock. Cf. {Chicken}.] 1. The male of birds, particularly of gallinaceous or domestic fowls. [1913 Webster] 2. A vane in the shape of a cock; a weathercock. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cock — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: André de Cock (1880–1964), belgischer Philatelist Edward Cock (1805–1892), britischer Chirurg Hendrik de Cock (1801–1842), reformierter Theologe Hieronymus Cock (1510–1570), niederländischer Verleger Jan… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cock — Cock, n. [It. cocca notch of an arrow.] 1. The notch of an arrow or crossbow. [1913 Webster] 2. The hammer in the lock of a firearm. [1913 Webster] {At cock}, {At full cock}, with the hammer raised and ready to fire; said of firearms, also,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cock — ► NOUN 1) a male bird, especially of a domestic fowl. 2) vulgar slang a man s penis. 3) Brit. informal nonsense. 4) a firing lever in a gun which can be raised to be released by the trigger. 5) a stopcock. ► VERB 1) …   English terms dictionary

  • Cock — (k[o^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cocked} (k[o^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cocking}.] [Cf. Gael. coc to cock.] 1. To set erect; to turn up. [1913 Webster] Our Lightfoot barks, and cocks his ears. Gay. [1913 Webster] Dick would cock his nose in scorn.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cock — Cock, n. The act of cocking; also, the turn so given; as, a cock of the eyes; to give a hat a saucy cock. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cock — Cock, n. [Cf. Icel. k[ o]kkr lump, Dan. kok heap, or E. cock to set erect.] A small concial pile of hay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cock — Cock, n. A corruption or disguise of the word God, used in oaths. [Obs.] By cock and pie. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cock — [n] rooster capon, chanticleer, chicken, cock a doodle doo*, cockalorum, cockerel; concept 394 cock [v] aim up toward erect, hump, perk up, pile, prick, raise, stack, stand erect, stand up, stick up; concept 201 …   New thesaurus

  • Cock — Cock, v. t. To draw the hammer of (a firearm) fully back and set it for firing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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