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An illegal, organized fight between gamecocks, often fitted with metal gaffs, that is arranged as a spectacle.

cock′fight′ing adj. & n.


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



a fight between specially bred gamecocks usu. fitted with spurs.
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


[ˈkɒkfaɪt] Npelea f de gallos


[ˈkɒkˌfaɪt] ncombattimento di galli
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It was the biggest clubhouse, and the biggest club, in all Chicago; and they had prizefights every now and then, and cockfights and even dogfights.
He only left these houses for brief moments whenever there was a cockfight in the area.
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The House committee on games and amusements has moved for the investigation, in aid of legislation, of unregulated online sabong or cockfight in off-track betting (OTB) sites in various parts of the country.
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Many legislatures are working to increase penalties for participating in or watching a cockfight, or for having paraphernalia, such as leg knives.
A cockfight is a blood sport between two rosters, held in a ring called cockpit.
We should go ahead even if we disagree on a specific point," he said, "We need to move forward and avoid sliding the dialogue into a cockfight.
He was jailed for 26 weeks - later reduced to 21 weeks on appeal - for killing a badger by setting dogs on it, causing a cockfight and deliberately starting a fight between a dog and a cat.
Producers theorize that cryptic references to the title in publications with conservative style guides, in which the show is often referred to as "The Cockfight Play" (which also serves as the URL for the production's website), sends readers online to find out more.