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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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A surviving 1809 handbill for cock fighting at the Turk's Head in the Bigg Market, Newcastle, gives details of the contesting birds, their owners, trainers and weights.
It features an 1809 handbill for cock fighting at the Turk's Head cock pit in the Bigg Market, Newcastle.
The SSPCA's investigation team have uncovered evidence of dog fighting, badger baiting and cock fighting are a growing phenomenon in Scotland.
Bear baiting, cock fighting, prize fights and other similar pursuits were the order of the day and crowds used to assemble, not to go to church, but to watch such events on Honley Moor.
We would ask people to continue to be vigilant and call us if they suspect that dog fighting, badger baiting or cock fighting are taking place.
It is a reference to two cock fighting arenas that stood in Prescot and are thought to have alsohosted plays.
Lively accounts of bull baiting and cock fighting pits create a colourful depiction of life for our ancestors.
If we listen to them then why not bring back badger baiting, cock fighting, otter hunting and even whaling?
There were reasons for banning other sports, like cock fighting, ratting, dog fighting and bull baiting to do with cruelty to animals and, in the case of cock fighting, public disorder.
He told officers that they contained the birds and that they were intended as pets for his children but these birds are quite aggressive and are often used in cock fighting.
One investigator, who we'll just call John, said: "This is no better than dog fighting or cock fighting.
It is feared they may be used for illegal cock fighting.