black cock


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Noun1.black cock - male black grouseblack cock - male black grouse      
black grouse - grouse of which the male is bluish-black
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Well, I have killed more than fifty black cocks with it, and I vow I'll kill their master, the devil, as well as them.
The first person David, who is a regular at the Black Cock pub on Caerphilly Mountain, spoke to after winning was Rachel, who lives in Roath.
And in the valley of the shtetl, a black cock went on crowing from yesterday on; a sluggish wind blew alarmingly and with the creak of fast-closed shutters, crossing and re-crossing all that Sabbath day.
The Black Cock also hosts an annual beer festival, being held this weekend, featuring 30 beers.
I usually spend Sunday mornings ridingmymountain bike around the local hills, stopping off in some fine country pubs to refuel on some food and real ales - two favourites are the Gwaelod Arms in Gwaelod yGarth and the Black Cock on Caerphilly Mountain.
A spokeswoman at the Black Cock Inn, Caerphilly, said they believed their prices were justified.
Glorious Grouse: The black grouse is most famous for its early-morning displays (called leks) when the male black cock gathers in woodland clearings to attract a female.
David, whose friends and family threw him a surprise party at The Black Cock Inn, in Caerphilly, last night, said: 'Taking the first step on the podium to collect my medal was like I was climbing a mountain and taking the last step to the top.
Their range was mainly large pieces decorated with flowers or fruit on a white ground where in among them were some large pottery pigs and cats, often seated on their haunches, and a cock and hen range that included a morning set adorned with a black cock pattern.
The Black Cock is listed as having well kept Bass and Hancocks HB all served in a neat, blue plush bar with an open fire while, in addition to the beer, the Travellers Rest, Thornhill is the place to visit for a good, sensibly priced wine list.
The girls were standing on Black Cock Bridge, on Camden Street, Walsall Wood, when the pervert approached them on January 28.
Waunwaelod Way, Caerphilly, CF83 1BD TELEPHONE: 029 2088 0534 ATMOSPHERE: Set on top of Caerphilly mountain, The Black Cock Inn makes a mockery of most of the pubs that claim the term 'hidden gem'.