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cock·fight

 (kŏk′fīt′)
n.
An illegal, organized fight between gamecocks, often fitted with metal gaffs, that is arranged as a spectacle.

cock′fight′ing adj. & n.

cockfight

(ˈkɒkˌfaɪt)
n
(Gambling, except Cards) a fight between two gamecocks fitted with sharp metal spurs
ˈcockˌfighting n

cock•fight

(ˈkɒkˌfaɪt)

n.
a fight between specially bred gamecocks usu. fitted with spurs.
[1485–95]
cock′fight`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cockfight - a match in a cockpit between two fighting cocks heeled with metal gaffscockfight - a match in a cockpit between two fighting cocks heeled with metal gaffs
match - a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete
Translations

cockfight

[ˈkɒkfaɪt] Npelea f de gallos

cockfight

[ˈkɒkˌfaɪt] ncombattimento di galli
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