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cock

A common slang term for penis.

cock

male bird.

cock fighting
contests, usually with wagering riding on them, between adult male birds of fighting stock; frowned on in most developed countries because the fights are to the death.
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Additionally, each bow's width was measured both cocked and uncocked at the axle and at the greatest outside width.
These same lock wings are used to release the ratchet after the bow is fully cocked, releasing the bowstring.
It is important that the cable/bowstring hooks are set to the same length so they pull evenly as the bow is cocked.
on center, splitting his outside leg, slightly cocked with inside hand down.
The crossbow shooter is faced with the dilemma of having a cocked string.
A few years after the success of Colt's single-action revolvers, British gunmakers came up with the idea of linking the hammer to the trigger so that the revolver could be both cocked and fired by pulling the trigger.
AS I've remarked on many previous occasions, there is a great appetite for jazz at Sunday lunchtime and that appetite is being well catered for at such venues as the Cocked Hat in Binley.
The blocker establishes contact by driving his hands from the cocked position right into the defender's numbers.
When I'm spot-and-stalk hunting, I have my crossbow cocked, but I do not have a bolt loaded.
I have witnessed more accidental discharges with cocked and locked autos to convince me that it is not for everyone.