cockfight

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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
References in classic literature ?
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.
Activists also urged the deputy commissioner of Toba Tek Singh to take action against those who were holding dog and cock fights in the district.
On one occasion the Moor Street Runners raided a public house in Fox Street, where it had been arranged that a number of 'mains' (cock fights) were to be fought.
But there are antique shops to idle in and you can tour Dorking's Caves - actually a network of man-made tunnels once used for hiding smugglers' loot and holding cock fights. If you have a car, you can head out to Box Hill, ten minutes' drive away, and while you're in the area visit Denbies Wine Estate.
Summary: High court ban fails to stop cock fights, massive betting
TWO men who ran cock fights were caught after posting sickening videos on Facebook.
Altaf Hussain and Mehtab Ahmad told Geo News they had nothing to do with the cock fights and were only visiting Asab as friends."I came hundreds of miles from Coventry to pay regards to an ailing relative and when the police raided they found no fight going on.