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Verb: cock  kók
  1. Tilt or slant to one side
    "cock one's head"
     
  2. Set the trigger of a firearm back for firing
     
  3. To walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
    "He cocks around like a rooster in a hen house";
    - tittup, swagger, ruffle, prance, strut, sashay [N. Amer]
Noun: cock  kók
  1. Faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
    - stopcock, turncock
     
  2. The part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
    - hammer
     
  3. Adult male chicken
    - rooster
     
  4. Adult male bird
     
  5. [vulgar] Obscene term for penis

Derived forms: cocking, cocked, cocks

Type of: bird, cant, cant over, chicken, chook [Austral, NZ], faucet [N. Amer], Gallus gallus, lay, member, penis, phallus, pitch, place, pose, position, put, set, slant, spigot, striker, tap, tilt, walk

Part of: firing mechanism, gunlock

Encyclopedia: Cock