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English definition of “cock”

cock

noun [C]  /kɑk/ us  

cock noun [C] (BIRD)

a rooster (= an adult male chicken)

cock

verb [T]  /kɑk/ us  

cock verb [T] (TURN)

to turn a part of the body in a particular direction: He cocked his head to one side.

cock verb [T] (PREPARE GUN)

to prepare a gun so that it is ready for firing
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