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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.
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cockfight

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

(ˈkɒkˌfaɪt)

n.
a fight between specially bred gamecocks usu. fitted with spurs.
[1485–95]
cock′fight`ing, n.
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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
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Translations

cockfight

[ˈkɒkfaɪt] Npelea f de gallos
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cockfight

[ˈkɒkˌfaɪt] ncombattimento di galli
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He was foremost at all races and cock fights; and, with the ascendancy which bodily strength always acquires in rustic life, was the umpire in all disputes, setting his hat on one side, and giving his decisions with an air and tone that admitted of no gainsay or appeal.
SHEIKHUPURA -- Two persons were killed and another sustained bullet injuries in firing during a dispute erupted over cock fight in Village Maki 460, here on Friday.
Same Police arrested six accused following recovery of cash and cocks involved in cock fight gambling in village Maal Maher.
Haiderabad -- 13 persons have been arrested in police raid over gambling in cock fight at Chak no 61 south.
I read Nathanael West's potent and penetrating THE DAY OF THE LOCUST every year, and do so for the finely limbed characters, for the spot-on dialogue, and for the blood-and-feathers cock fight.
At a cock fight in the coastal town of Cachoeira, a senseless brawl breaks out and Naldinho is stabbed and nearly killed.
At the same time, the hawks who cheered like drunken fans at a cock fight when Reagan invaded Grenada and Bush went into Panama and Iraq are now suddenly doves.
In one area they were delighted to find slugs, ants, centipedes, and a dead chicken (probably the loser of an illegal cock fight.)
According to a police spokesman, Rawat police on a tip-off, raided at Dhoke Rajghan in its jurisdiction and held seven gamblers namely Zafar, Mujahid, Owais, Ishtiaq, Abadat, Shakeel and Zain who were allegedly involved in betting on cock fight.
Filomeno Cabarriban was watching a cock fight in Gallera de Catbalogan in Catbalogan City about 11 p.m.