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cock

A common slang term for penis.
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Tuckle, dressed out with the cocked hat and stick, danced the frog hornpipe among the shells on the table, while the gentleman in blue played an accompaniment upon an ingenious musical instrument formed of a hair-comb upon a curl-paper.
The purpose of the safety notch is (we hope!) to catch the hammer should it slip while being cocked. The interface between the notch and the thin tip of the sear is not very robust.
This addition to the SUB-1 line measures only 9.1 inches axle-to-axle when cocked; launches a 350-grain bolt at an advertised 410 fps; comes standard with a three-pound, two-stage trigger; features an increased limb/cup platform width; sports added cut-outs to the Back Out System (B.O.S.) to easily check limb-bolt position; and more.
Gas springs are the latest thing in spring-piston airguns, and they come with many advantages--lighter weight, no power loss from being cocked a long time, greater resistance to cold weather, less vibration and so on.
While observing a number of different crossbows being cocked, I could clearly see a need for a better way this could be accomplished.
We worked in symphony Until the field was cocked And Kilkenny had won.
Because the shooter only fires with the hammer cocked, the gun always functions in single-action mode.
Pulling the trigger when the hammer has been manually cocked fires the gun.
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.