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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Bantam, anemograph, anemometer, anemometrograph, anemoscope, anthill, backslide, ball cock, ball valve, baloney, bank, banty, barn-door fowl, barnyard fowl, biddy, bilge, billy, billy goat, boar, bosh, boss, broiler, brooder, broody hen, bubbly-jock, buck, bull, bullock, bung, bunghole, bunkum, capital, capon, chanticleer, charge, check valve, chick, chickabiddy, chicken, chicky, chief, chieftain, cockerel, cork, crap, detonate, discharge, dog, domestic fowl, dominant, drain cock, drake, draw cock, drift, drop, duck, duckling, dune, dunghill fowl, eject, embankment, entire, entire horse, fall astern, fall behind, faucet, fell, fire, fire off, fowl, fryer, game fowl, gander, gate, get behind, get up steam, go backwards, go behind, gobbler, goose, gosling, guff, guinea cock, guinea fowl, guinea hen, gun, gun for, hart, haycock, haymow, hayrick, haystack, he-goat, head, headman, heap, hen, hen turkey, hierarch, hill, hit, hokum, honcho, hydrant, jerk back, lapse, leader, let fly, let off, lid, load, lose ground, main, major, mass, master, molehill, mound, mountain, mow, needle valve, number one, outstanding, partlet, peacock, peg, pelt, pepper, petcock, pick off, pile, pin, pistol, plug, pontificate, pot, potshoot, potshot, poulard, poult, poultry, predominant, preeminent, prime, principal, pull back, pullet, pyramid, ram, recede, recidivate, regress, relapse, retrocede, retroflex, retrograde, retrogress, return, revert, rick, riddle, roaster, rooster, rot, ruck, sea cock, set, setting hen, shock, shoot, shoot at, shoot down, slip back, snipe, snowdrift, spigot, spike, spile, spill, spring chicken, stack, stag, stallion, steam up, steer, stewing chicken, stop, stopcock, stopgap, stopper, stopple, stot, strike, stud, studhorse, swagger, swank, swell, take a potshot, tap, tom, tom turkey, tomcat, top cow, top horse, torpedo, tup, turkey, turkey gobbler, turkey-cock, valve, valvula, valvule, vane, warm up, weather vane, weathercock, wether, wind, wind cone, wind indicator, wind sock, wind up, wind vane, wind-speed indicator
Dictionary Results for cock:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
cock
    n 1: obscene terms for penis [syn: cock, prick, dick,
         shaft, pecker, peter, tool, putz]
    2: faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of
       a liquid [syn: stopcock, cock, turncock]
    3: the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when
       the trigger is pulled [syn: hammer, cock]
    4: adult male chicken [syn: cock, rooster]
    5: adult male bird
    v 1: tilt or slant to one side; "cock one's head"
    2: set the trigger of a firearm back for firing
    3: to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to
       impress others; "He struts around like a rooster in a hen
       house" [syn: tittup, swagger, ruffle, prance,
       strut, sashay, cock]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Faucet \Fau"cet\, n. [F. fausset, perh. fr. L. fauces throat.]
   1. A fixture for drawing a liquid, as water, molasses, oil,
      etc., from a pipe, cask, or other vessel, in such
      quantities as may be desired; -- called also tap, and
      cock. It consists of a tubular spout, stopped with a
      movable plug, spigot, valve, or slide.
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   2. The enlarged end of a section of pipe which receives the
      spigot end of the next section.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Cock \Cock\ (k[o^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cocked (k[o^]kt); p.
   pr. & vb. n. Cocking.] [Cf. Gael. coc to cock.]
   1. To set erect; to turn up.
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            Our Lightfoot barks, and cocks his ears. --Gay.
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            Dick would cock his nose in scorn.    --Swift.
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   2. To shape, as a hat, by turning up the brim.
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   3. To set on one side in a pert or jaunty manner.
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            They cocked their hats in each other's faces.
                                                  --Macaulay.
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   4. To turn (the eye) obliquely and partially close its lid,
      as an expression of derision or insinuation.
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   Cocked hat.
      (a) A hat with large, stiff flaps turned up to a peaked
          crown, thus making its form triangular; -- called also
          three-cornered hat.
      (b) A game similar to ninepins, except that only three
          pins are used, which are set up at the angles of a
          triangle.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Cock \Cock\ (k[o^]k), n. [AS. coc; of unknown origin, perh. in
   imitation of the cry of the cock. Cf. Chicken.]
   1. The male of birds, particularly of gallinaceous or
      domestic fowls.
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   2. A vane in the shape of a cock; a weathercock.
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            Drenched our steeples, drowned the cocks! --Shak.
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   3. A chief man; a leader or master. [Humorous]
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            Sir Andrew is the cock of the club, since he left
            us.                                   --Addison.
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   4. The crow of a cock, esp. the first crow in the morning;
      cockcrow. [Obs.]
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            He begins at curfew, and walks till the first cock.
                                                  --Shak.
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   5. A faucet or valve.
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   Note: Jonsons says, "The handle probably had a cock on the
         top; things that were contrived to turn seem anciently
         to have had that form, whatever was the reason."
         Skinner says, because it used to be constructed in
         forma crit[ae] galli, i.e., in the form of a cock's
         comb.
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   6. The style of gnomon of a dial. --Chambers.
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   7. The indicator of a balance. --Johnson.
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   8. The bridge piece which affords a bearing for the pivot of
      a balance in a clock or watch. --Knight.
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   9. a penis. [vulgar]
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   Ball cock. See under Ball.

   Chaparral cock. See under Chaparral.

   Cock and bull story, an extravagant, boastful story; a
      canard.

   Cock of the plains (Zool.) See Sage cock.

   Cock of the rock (Zool.), a South American bird (Rupicola
      aurantia) having a beautiful crest.

   Cock of the walk, a chief or master; the hero of the hour;
      one who has overcrowed, or got the better of, rivals or
      competitors.

   Cock of the woods. See Capercailzie.
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5. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Cock \Cock\, n. [Of. coque, F. coche, a small vessel, L. concha
   muscle shell, a vessel. See Coach, and cf. Cog a small
   boat.]
   A small boat.
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         Yond tall anchoring bark [appears]
         Diminished to her cock; her cock, a buoy
         Almost too small for sight.              --Shak.
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6. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Cock \Cock\, v. i.
   To strut; to swagger; to look big, pert, or menacing.
   --Addison.
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7. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Cock \Cock\, n.
   A corruption or disguise of the word God, used in oaths.
   [Obs.] "By cock and pie." --Shak.
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8. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Cock \Cock\, n.
   The act of cocking; also, the turn so given; as, a cock of
   the eyes; to give a hat a saucy cock.
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9. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Cock \Cock\, n. [It. cocca notch of an arrow.]
   1. The notch of an arrow or crossbow.
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   2. The hammer in the lock of a firearm.
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   At cock, At full cock, with the hammer raised and ready
      to fire; -- said of firearms, also, jocularly, of one
      prepared for instant action.

   At half cock. See under Half.

   Cock feather (Archery), the feather of an arrow at right
      angles to the direction of the cock or notch. --Nares.
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10. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Cock \Cock\, v. t.
   To draw the hammer of (a firearm) fully back and set it for
   firing.
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11. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Cock \Cock\, v. i.
   To draw back the hammer of a firearm, and set it for firing.
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         Cocked, fired, and missed his man.       --Byron.
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12. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Cock \Cock\, n. [Cf. Icel. k["o]kkr lump, Dan. kok heap, or E.
   cock to set erect.]
   A small concial pile of hay.
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13. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Cock \Cock\, v. t.
   To put into cocks or heaps, as hay.
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         Under the cocked hay.                    --Spenser.
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