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6 entries found for cock.
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Main Entry: 1cock
Pronunciation: primarystresskäk
Function: noun
Etymology: Old English cocc "cock, rooster"; probably in imitation of the sound it makes
1 : the adult male of a bird and especially the domestic chicken
2 : a device (as a faucet or valve) for controlling the flow of a liquid
3 : the cocked position of the hammer of a firearm <a rifle at half cock>

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