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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Adult male bird; The part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled.

Usage examples (4)
  • He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
  • All tam show off lak a cock-grouse in mating-time.
  • "They'd certainly be called cock-eyes," said Barrington Erle.
  • The elegant crested bird called cock-of-the-rock, admirably described by for more
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