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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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on center, splitting his outside leg, slightly cocked with inside hand down.
PAUL HANAGAN, currently the country's leading apprentice with 16 winners this season, is the Cocked Hat Northern Apprentice of the Month for May.
The light trigger press may contribute to an unintentional discharge, requiring the user to operate a manual safety when carrying the weapon with the hammer cocked.
It delivers velocities over 600 fps, yet can still be cocked by men of average strength.
Overall Advertised Width: 22 inches cocked, 25 1/2 inches un-cocked
Put those all together, and the cocked gun discharges," he said.
Each morning and afternoon sit ended with a crossbow still cocked and loaded.
Bring the club back a minimum of a half- to three-quarter swing - at least to where the hands are hip level and the wrists are cocked enough to have the butt end of the club pointing at the sand.
After you've finished the safety/ function check, put the safety lever in the SAFE position and try to cock the hammer to the fully cocked position with your thumb.
If the gun was now cocked but could not be put on safe, a significant risk of accidental discharge had been created.
The blocker establishes contact by driving his hands from the cocked position right into the defender's numbers.
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.