Cock

  • 1 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… …

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  • 2 Cock E.S.P. — Cock E.S.P. is a US American band based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The group draws on the most extreme, subversive and absurdist elements of both popular and experimental Twentieth century music and performance art, creating abstract high energy… …

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  • 3 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… …

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  • 4 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,… …

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  • 5 cock´i|ly — cock|y1 «KOK ee», adjective, cock|i|er, cock|i|est. Informal. saucy and conceited; cocksure; arrogant: »That bully is a cocky little fellow. SYNONYM( …

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  • 6 cock|y — cock|y1 «KOK ee», adjective, cock|i|er, cock|i|est. Informal. saucy and conceited; cocksure; arrogant: »That bully is a cocky little fellow. SYNONYM( …

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  • 7 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) …

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  • 8 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.… …

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  • 9 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… …

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  • 10 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] …

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  • 11 cock-up — n BrE spoken informal something that has been spoiled by someone s stupid mistake or by being done badly ▪ He s made a monumental cock up of his first assignment. cock up over ▪ There s been a cock up over the tickets for the football on Saturday …

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  • 12 cock-up — cock ups N COUNT If you make a cock up of something, you ruin it by doing something wrong. [BRIT, INFORMAL, RUDE] He was in danger of making a real cock up of this... This was just an administrative cock up …

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  • 13 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] …

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

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  • 15 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 …

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  • 16 cock|up — «KOK UHP», noun. 1. a distinct turn up at the end or tip. 2. a hat or cap with the brim turned up. cock up «KOK UHP», noun. British Slang. a clumsy muddle or mess; confusion: »The Russians have made a proper cock up of Marx... (Sunday Times) …

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

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  • 18 Cock — Cock, v. i. To draw back the hammer of a firearm, and set it for firing. [1913 Webster] Cocked, fired, and missed his man. Byron. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 Cock — Cock, v. t. To put into cocks or heaps, as hay. [1913 Webster] Under the cocked hay. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 20 Cock — Cock, v. i. To strut; to swagger; to look big, pert, or menacing. Addison. [1913 Webster] …

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