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cock 1

 (kŏk)
n.
1.
a. An adult male chicken; a rooster.
b. An adult male of various other birds.
2. A weathervane shaped like a rooster; a weathercock.
3. A faucet or valve by which the flow of a liquid or gas can be regulated.
4.
a. The hammer of a firearm.
b. The position of the hammer of a firearm when ready for firing.
5. A tilting or jaunty turn upward: the cock of a hat.
6. Vulgar Slang
a. The penis.
b. A man or boy regarded as mean or contemptible.
7. Archaic The characteristic cry of a rooster early in the morning.
tr.v. cocked, cock·ing, cocks
1. To set the hammer of (a firearm) in a position ready for firing.
2. To set (a device, such as a camera shutter) in a position ready for use.
3. To tilt or turn up or to one side, usually in a jaunty or alert manner: cocked an eyebrow in response to a silly question.
4. To raise in preparation to throw or hit: cocked the bat before swinging at the pitch.
Idiom:
cock of the walk
An overbearing or domineering person.

[Middle English cok, from Old English cocc, probably from Late Latin coccus, from coco, a cackling, of imitative origin.]

cock 2

 (kŏk)
n.
A cone-shaped pile of straw or hay.
tr.v. cocked, cock·ing, cocks
To arrange (straw or hay) into piles shaped like cones.

[Middle English cok.]

cock

(kɒk)
n
1. (Animals) the male of the domestic fowl
2. (Animals)
a. any other male bird
b. the male of certain other animals, such as the lobster
c. (as modifier): a cock sparrow.
3. (Building) short for stopcock, weathercock
4. a taboo slang word for penis
5. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery)
a. the hammer of a firearm
b. its position when the firearm is ready to be discharged
6. informal Brit a friend, mate, or fellow
7. a jaunty or significant tilting or turning upwards: a cock of the head.
8. informal Brit nonsense
vb
9. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (tr) to set the firing pin, hammer, or breech block of (a firearm) so that a pull on the trigger will release it and thus fire the weapon
10. (Photography) (tr) to set the shutter mechanism of (a camera) so that the shutter can be tripped by pressing the shutter-release button
11. (sometimes foll by: up) to raise in an alert or jaunty manner
12. (intr) to stick or stand up conspicuously
[Old English cocc (referring to the male fowl; the development of C15 sense spout, tap, and other transferred senses is not clear), ultimately of imitative origin; related to Old Norse kokkr, French coq, Late Latin coccus]

cock

(kɒk)
n
(Agriculture) a small, cone-shaped heap of hay, straw, etc
vb
(Agriculture) (tr) to stack (hay, straw, etc) in such heaps
[C14 (in Old English, cocc is attested in place names): perhaps of Scandinavian origin; compare Norwegian kok, Danish dialect kok]

cock1

(kɒk)

n.
1. a male chicken; rooster.
2. the male of any bird, esp. of the gallinaceous kind.
3. Also called stopcock. a hand-operated valve or faucet that controls the flow of liquid or gas.
4. (in a firearm)
a. the part of the lock that, by its fall or action, causes the discharge; hammer.
b. the position of the hammer preparatory to firing, usu. drawn completely back.
5. Vulgar Slang. penis.
7. chief; leader.
8. Archaic. cockcrow.
v.t.
9. to draw back the hammer of (a firearm) preparatory to firing.
10. to draw back in preparation for throwing or hitting.
11. to set (a camera shutter) for tripping.
v.i.
12. to cock the hammer of a firearm.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English cocc, c. Old Norse kokkr; orig. imitative]

cock2

(kɒk)

v.t.
1. to turn up or to one side, often in a jaunty manner: The puppy cocked its ear at the sound.
v.i.
2. to stand up conspicuously.
n.
3. the act of turning up or to one side, esp. in a jaunty manner.
[1705–15; probably v. use of cock1]

cock3

(kɒk)

n. North Midland U.S.
a conical pile of hay, dung, etc.
[1350–1400; Middle English; compare dial. German Kocke heap of hay or dung, Norwegian kok heap, lump; akin to Old Norse kǫkkr lump]

Cock

 a conical heap of produce or vegetation, e.g., of hay in the field in stacks.
Examples: cock of barley, 1718; of corn, 1483; of grass, 1750; of hay, 1483; of oak (trees), 1473; of turf, 1881.

cock


Past participle: cocked
Gerund: cocking

Imperative
cock
cock
Present
I cock
you cock
he/she/it cocks
we cock
you cock
they cock
Preterite
I cocked
you cocked
he/she/it cocked
we cocked
you cocked
they cocked
Present Continuous
I am cocking
you are cocking
he/she/it is cocking
we are cocking
you are cocking
they are cocking
Present Perfect
I have cocked
you have cocked
he/she/it has cocked
we have cocked
you have cocked
they have cocked
Past Continuous
I was cocking
you were cocking
he/she/it was cocking
we were cocking
you were cocking
they were cocking
Past Perfect
I had cocked
you had cocked
he/she/it had cocked
we had cocked
you had cocked
they had cocked
Future
I will cock
you will cock
he/she/it will cock
we will cock
you will cock
they will cock
Future Perfect
I will have cocked
you will have cocked
he/she/it will have cocked
we will have cocked
you will have cocked
they will have cocked
Future Continuous
I will be cocking
you will be cocking
he/she/it will be cocking
we will be cocking
you will be cocking
they will be cocking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cocking
you have been cocking
he/she/it has been cocking
we have been cocking
you have been cocking
they have been cocking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cocking
you will have been cocking
he/she/it will have been cocking
we will have been cocking
you will have been cocking
they will have been cocking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cocking
you had been cocking
he/she/it had been cocking
we had been cocking
you had been cocking
they had been cocking
Conditional
I would cock
you would cock
he/she/it would cock
we would cock
you would cock
they would cock
Past Conditional
I would have cocked
you would have cocked
he/she/it would have cocked
we would have cocked
you would have cocked
they would have cocked

Cock

1. See Haycock.
2. A rooster.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cock - obscene terms for peniscock - obscene terms for penis    
penis, phallus, member - the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)
dirty word, vulgarism, obscenity, smut, filth - an offensive or indecent word or phrase
2.Cock - faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquidcock - faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
faucet, spigot - a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir
3.cock - the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
firing mechanism, gunlock - the action that ignites the charge in a firearm
striker - the part of a mechanical device that strikes something
4.Cock - adult male chickencock - adult male chicken      
Gallus gallus, chicken - a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
cockerel - a young domestic cock; not older than one year
5.cock - adult male bird
bird - warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
fighting cock, gamecock - a cock bred and trained for fighting
Verb1.cock - tilt or slant to one side; "cock one's head"
cant, cant over, tilt, slant, pitch - heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
2.cock - set the trigger of a firearm back for firing
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
3.cock - to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others; "He struts around like a rooster in a hen house"
walk - use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet"

cock

noun
1. cockerel, rooster, chanticleer We heard the sound of a cock crowing in the yard.
2. (Taboo slang) phallus, member, tool (taboo slang), dick (taboo slang), organ, prick (taboo slang), knob (Brit. taboo slang), chopper (Brit. slang), plonker (slang), dong (slang), pecker (U.S. & Canad. taboo slang), John Thomas (taboo slang), weenie (U.S. slang), tadger (Brit. slang), schlong (U.S. slang), willie or willy (Brit. informal) She glanced at his cock, then pointed and laughed.
verb
1. raise, prick up, perk up He suddenly cocked an ear and listened.
Translations
haan
العُضْو التَّناسُلي للرَّجُلحَنَفِيَّه، صُنْبوردِيكذَكَرُ الطَّيْريَرْفَع
kohoutkohouteknatáhnout kohoutekptákvztyčit
hanepikspidsekokløfte
kaco
kukkokullikyrpävirittäävirittyä
pijetao
félrecsaphegyezihímkakasvízcsap
hanikarlfuglkranispennaspenna bóg
おんどりチンコ
수탉자지
atlaužti gaidukąaušračiaupasgaidgystėgaidys
gailiskrānssasliettēviņšuzlikt
kogutkutafonkutaspałachuj
cocoşmielpulă
kohútíkokotnatiahnuť kohútik
petelinkurackurec
tuppkuk
ไก่ตัวผู้
horozhoruzu kaldırmakkaldırmakmusluksik
gà trống

cock

[kɒk]
A. N
1. (esp Brit) (= rooster) → gallo m; (= other male bird) → macho m
old cock!¡amigo!, ¡viejo!
cock of the walkgallito m del lugar
2. (= tap) (also stopcock) → llave f de paso
3. (= penis) → polla f
4. [of gun] → martillo m
to go off at half cock (fig) [plan] → ponerse en práctica sin la debida preparación
B. VT
1. [+ gun] → amartillar; [+ head] → ladear
to cock one's eye atmirar con intención a, guiñar el ojo a
to cock a snook at sb/sth (Brit) (fig) → burlarse de algn/algo
2. (also cock up) [+ ears] → aguzar
to keep one's ears cockedmantenerse alerta, aguzar el oído or la oreja
C. CPD cock sparrow Ngorrión m macho
cock teaser Ncalientapollas f inv
cock up VT + ADV to cock sth up (Brit) → joder algo

cock

[ˈkɒk]
n
(= rooster) → coq m
(= male bird) → oiseau m mâle
(= penis) → bite f , bitte f
modif [bird] → mâle
vt
[+ gun] → armer
to cock one's ears [animal] → dresser l'oreille; [person] → tendre l'oreillecock-a-doodle-doo [ˌkɒkəˌduːdəlˈduː] exclcocorico!cock-and-bull story [ˌkɒkəndˈbʊlˈstɔːrɪ] nhistoire f à dormir debout

cock

n
(= rooster)Hahn m; (= weathercock)Wetterhahn m; (the) cock of the walk or roostder Größte (inf)
(= male bird)Männchen nt
(= tap)(Wasser)hahn m
(of rifle)Hahn m
(of hat)schiefer Sitz
(Brit, inf: = mate) → Kumpel m (inf)
(sl: = penis) → Schwanz m (sl)
vt
to cock the gunden Hahn spannen
earsspitzen; the parrot cocked its head to one sideder Papagei legte seinen Kopf schief or auf die Seite; to cock a snook at somebody (Brit) (lit)jdm eine lange Nase machen; (fig)zeigen, dass man auf jdn pfeift

cock

:
cock-a-doodle-doo
nKikeriki nt
cock-a-hoop
adjganz aus dem Häuschen, außer sich vor Freude
cock-a-leekie (soup)
nLauchsuppe fmit Huhn

cock

:
cockeyed
adj (inf)
(= crooked)schief
(= absurd) ideaverrückt, widersinnig
cockfight
nHahnenkampf m
cockhorse
n (old)Steckenpferd nt

cock

:
cock sparrow
n(männlicher) Spatz
cocksucker
n (pej, vulgar) → Schwanzlutscher(in) m(f) (pej)
cocksure
adj(ganz) sicher, fest überzeugt; don’t you be so cocksei dir deiner Sache (gen)nicht zu sicher; to be cock of oneselfvon sich (dat)selber or selbst sehr überzeugt sein

cock

[kɒk]
1. n
a. (rooster) → gallo; (male bird) → maschio
b. (fam!) (penis) → cazzo (fam!)
2. vt (gun) → armare
to cock (up) one's ears (also) (fig) → drizzare le orecchie
to cock a snook at (make rude gesture) → fare marameo a (fig) → burlarsi di
cock up vt + adv (Brit) (fam) → incasinare
see also cock-up

cock

(kok) noun
1. the male of birds, especially of the domestic fowl. a cock and three hens; (also adjective) a cock sparrow.
2. a kind of tap for controlling the flow of liquid, gas etc.
3. a slang word for the penis.
verb
1. to cause to stand upright or to lift. The dog cocked its ears.
2. to draw back the hammer of (a gun).
3. to tilt up or sideways (especially a hat).
cockerel (ˈkokərəl) noun
a young farmyard cock.
ˈcocky adjective
conceited; over-confident. a cocky attitude.
cock-and-bull story
an absurd, unbelievable story.
ˈcock-crow noun
early morning. He gets up at cock-crow.
ˈcock-eyed adjective
ridiculous. a cock-eyed idea.
ˌcockˈsure adjective
very or too confident. He was cocksure about passing the exam.

Cock

دِيك kohout hane Hahn κόκορας gallo kukko coq pijetao gallo おんどり 수탉 haan hane kogut galo петух tupp ไก่ตัวผู้ horoz gà trống 公鸡
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Polly marched straight after it, stooped down and peeped under the bookcase, saying, in his funny way, with a cock of his eye, `Come out and take a walk, my dear.
I picked up the gun he had dropped; a queer piece from the old country, short and heavy, with a stag's head on the cock.
His voice and laugh, which perpetually re-echoed through the Custom-House, had nothing of the tremulous quaver and cackle of an old man's utterance; they came strutting out of his lungs, like the crow of a cock, or the blast of a clarion.
Before the barn door strutted the gallant cock, that pattern of a husband, a warrior and a fine gentleman, clapping his burnished wings and crowing in the pride and gladness of his heart, --sometimes tearing up the earth with his feet, and then generously calling his ever-hungry family of wives and children to enjoy the rich morsel which he had discovered.
The grinning landlord, as well as the boarders, seemed amazingly tickled at the sudden friendship which had sprung up between me and Queequeg -- especially as Peter Coffin's cock and bull stories about him had previously so much alarmed me concerning the very person whom I now companied with.
Twickem, from New Orleans; 'nother day, I'm just come from my plantation on Pearl river, where I works seven hundred niggers; then, again, I come out a distant relation of Henry Clay, or some old cock in Kentuck.
Unless our philosophy hears the cock crow in every barnyard within our horizon, it is belated.
I stood with my hand on the cock, so to speak, ready to turn it on and flood the midnight world with light at any moment.
and cock his eye to one side or see if Roxy was observed; then, "Awnt it
Tha's courtin' some bold young madam somewhere tellin' thy lies to her about bein' th' finest cock robin on Missel Moor an' ready to fight all th' rest of 'em.
There is one cock who gets upon a post to crow, and seems to take particular notice of me as I look at him through the kitchen window, who makes me shiver, he is so fierce.
Now, having conquered the wolf ghosts and no blow struck, my heart swelled within me, and I walked to the mouth of the cave proudly, as a cock walks upon a roof, and looked in through the opening.