blackcock


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black·cock

 (blăk′kŏk′)
n.
The male of the black grouse.

blackcock

(ˈblækˌkɒk)
n
(Animals) the male of the black grouse. Also called: heath cock Compare greyhen

black•cock

(ˈblækˌkɒk)

n.
the male of the black grouse.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blackcock - male black grouseblackcock - male black grouse      
black grouse - grouse of which the male is bluish-black
Translations

blackcock

[ˈblækkɒk] Ngallo m lira
References in classic literature ?
I would hunt all of that name like blackcocks. If I lay dying, I would crawl upon my knees to my chamber window for a shot at one."
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The Blackcock Inn has been in Llanfihangel Talyllyn for 175 years and its owners said they have never had a problem with its name until now.
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On January 18, 1945, during Operation Blackcock, Fusilier Dennis Donnini's platoon was ordered to attack the small village of Stein in Selfkant Germany, close to the Dutch border.
1879 An old blackcock crowing on a birch~tree with a dozen hens below it.