Definitions:A cock, from the loudness and clearness of his tones.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (noun) (n.) (noun)
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- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (noun) (n.) (noun)
Usage examples:He may be better off than he looks, and I don't doubt he quite looks down on me as, A mere poet, The Chanticleer of Things, Who lives to flap his wings- It's all he knows,- They're never furled; Who plants his feet On the ridge- pole of the world And crows.
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