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cock1

cock1

 
pronunciation:
kak
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the adult male of a chicken or other fowl; rooster.
 
synonyms:
chanticleer, rooster
similar words:
cockerel, drake, gander, gobbler
definition 2: a device like a faucet for regulating the flow of a liquid or gas.
 
synonyms:
faucet, spigot, stopcock, tap, valve
similar words:
handle, knob
definition 3: the position of a gun's firing mechanism when it is ready to fire.
definition 4: the firing mechanism itself; hammer.
synonyms:
hammer
definition 5: a weather vane shaped like a rooster.
synonyms:
weathercock
similar words:
vane, weather vane
definition 6: (vulgar slang) a penis.
synonyms:
dick, pecker, penis, prick
similar words:
genitals, phallus, tool
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: cocked, cocking, cocks
definition: to set the firing mechanism of (a gun) so that it is ready to fire.
similar words:
set
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to set a gun's firing mechanism so that it is ready to fire, as by pulling back the hammer.
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