cockerel


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cock·er·el

 (kŏk′ər-əl)
n.
A young rooster.

[Middle English cokerel, diminutive of cok, cock; see cock1.]

cockerel

(ˈkɒkərəl; ˈkɒkrəl)
n
(Agriculture) a young domestic cock, usually less than a year old
[C15: diminutive of cock1]

cock•er•el

(ˈkɒk ər əl, ˈkɒk rəl)

n.
a young domestic cock.
[1400–50; late Middle English cokerelle. See cock1, -rel]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cockerel - a young domestic cock; not older than one year
rooster, cock - adult male chicken
Translations
دِيك صَغِيرديك صَغير
mladý kohoutkohoutek
hanekylling
kukonpoika
pjetlić
fiatal kakaskakas: fiatal kakaskiskakas
ungur hani
若いおんどり
수평아리
tuppkyckling
ไก่ที่มีอายุน้อยกว่าหนึ่งปี
gà giò

cockerel

[ˈkɒkrəl] Ngallito m, gallo m joven

cockerel

[ˈkɒkərəl] njeune coq mcocker spaniel [ˌkɒkərˈspænjəl] ncocker m

cockerel

cockerel

[ˈkɒkrl] ngalletto

cock

(kok) noun
1. the male of birds, especially of the domestic fowl. a cock and three hens; (also adjective) a cock sparrow.
2. a kind of tap for controlling the flow of liquid, gas etc.
3. a slang word for the penis.
verb
1. to cause to stand upright or to lift. The dog cocked its ears.
2. to draw back the hammer of (a gun).
3. to tilt up or sideways (especially a hat).
cockerel (ˈkokərəl) noun
a young farmyard cock.
ˈcocky adjective
conceited; over-confident. a cocky attitude.
cock-and-bull story
an absurd, unbelievable story.
ˈcock-crow noun
early morning. He gets up at cock-crow.
ˈcock-eyed adjective
ridiculous. a cock-eyed idea.
ˌcockˈsure adjective
very or too confident. He was cocksure about passing the exam.

cockerel

دِيك صَغِير mladý kohout hanekylling junger Hahn κοκοράκι gallito kukonpoika coquelet pjetlić galletto 若いおんどり 수평아리 jong haantje hanekylling kogucik galo петушок tuppkyckling ไก่ที่มีอายุน้อยกว่าหนึ่งปี yavru horoz gà giò 小公鸡
References in classic literature ?
I am not sure that I ever heard the sound of cock-crowing from my clearing, and I thought that it might be worth the while to keep a cockerel for his music merely, as a singing bird.
If I was never to rank in her eyes as anything but a nonentity, it would not greatly matter if I figured as a draggle-tailed cockerel, and the Baron were to give me a good thrashing; but, the fact was that I desired to have the laugh of them all, and to come out myself unscathed.
I'll put on my old cockerel hat, and step along of you to Cap'n Trelawney, and report this here affair.
At first Eric o' Lincoln thought that he would gain an easy advantage, so he came forth as if he would say, "Watch, good people, how that I carve you this cockerel right speedily"; but he presently found it to be no such speedy matter.
When, in doleful dumps, breaking the awful stillness of our wooden sidewalk on a Sunday, or, perchance, a watcher in the house of mourning, I hear a cockerel crow far or near, I think to myself, "There is one of us well, at any rate,"--and with a sudden gush return to my senses.
Scotty and I flared and raged like young cockerels, until the harpooner poured another round of drinks to enable us to forgive and make up.
There were two or three bullet holes in the cockerel, which was apparently used as target practice by members of the local home guard during the Second World War.
A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "The cockerel and five hens could fetch a pretty penny at local markets in the area, where they are likely to be sold for show purposes, rather than for the pot.
BRITAIN'S best-loved cockerel has been killed by a fox while he was protecting his hens.
London, Jan 22 (ANI): A cockerel in Britain is said to have been served an ASBO-type noise order after complains were made about his crowing regularly at 5am.
Later Kate was driven away in a car clutching a beaded religious symbol known as the Barcelos Cockerel, which represents faith, justice and good luck.
My mate had to show his cockerel tattoo to prove he was one of them.