Cockfighting
Cockfighting Cock"fight`ing, n. The act or practice of pitting gamecocks to fight. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Cockfighting — Cock fight ing, a. Addicted to cockfighting. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cockfighting — ► NOUN ▪ the sport (illegal in the UK and some other countries) of setting two cocks to fight each other. DERIVATIVES cockfight noun …   English terms dictionary

  • cockfighting — See cockfight. * * * Contest in which gamecocks, often fitted with metal spurs, are pitted against each other. Fights are usually to the death. An ancient and widespread sport, cockfighting traditionally involves betting on single matches or a… …   Universalium

  • cockfighting — adjective or noun see cockfight …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cockfighting — noun A gambling blood sport (illegal in most countries) in which two roosters have spikes placed on their feet and are made to fight each other, usually to the death …   Wiktionary

  • cockfighting — n. spectator sport in which gamecocks fight one another until death …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cockfighting — noun the sport (illegal in the UK and some other countries) of setting two cocks to fight each other. Derivatives cockfight noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • cockfighting — See: cockfight …   English dictionary

  • cockfighting —   Hakakā a moa, hākā moa, ho ohākā moa …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • cockfighting — noun participation in the sport of matching gamecocks in a cockfight • Members of this Topic: ↑spar • Hypernyms: ↑blood sport …   Useful english dictionary

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