fighting cock


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fighting cock

n
1. (Individual Sports, other than specified) another name for gamecock
2. a pugnacious person
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Noun1.fighting cock - a cock bred and trained for fightingfighting cock - a cock bred and trained for fighting
cock - adult male bird
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Yes, it is an interesting place, this Fighting Cock.
It seems to be a curious class of custom that is done by the Fighting Cock," said Holmes.
He is, or was last night, at the Fighting Cock Inn, about two miles from your park gate.
Hayes brought Arthur to his public-house, the Fighting Cock, where he was confined in an upper room, under the care of Mrs.
I yielded--as I have always yielded--to his prayers, and instantly James hurried off to the Fighting Cock to warn Hayes and give him the means of flight.
It is the Duke's desire that the carriage shall go at once to the Fighting Cock Inn to bring Lord Saltire home.
The general and colonel looked sternly and significantly at one another like two fighting cocks preparing for battle, each vainly trying to detect signs of cowardice in the other.
I was half out of bed, and Duncan had been hanging at the elbow of these fighting cocks, ready to intervene upon the least occasion.
In Quezon City, fighting cock cages occupy sidewalks, while soft drinks warehouses have taken half of Mariveles Street.
The fourth leg of the Ultimate Fighting Cock Champions (UFCC) 7-Cock Derby, presented by Thunderbird Energen and Resorts World Manila, fires off today at the Roligon Mega Cockpit.
Bangkok -the site of the meeting -was itself declared a 'danger zone' after the virus was detected in a fighting cock and other fowl around the sprawling metropolis, Thai officials said.
A mad scramble for the title is expected at Roligon Mega Cockpit as the "Ultimate Fighting Cock Champions (UFCC) 7-Cock Derby" unfolds today at the Roligon Mega Cockpit.