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English definition of “cock”


noun (BIRD)    /kɒk/ US  /kɑːk/
[C] (US also rooster) an adult male chicken: The cock started to crow.Names for the male and female of animalsHens [C] used with the name of a bird to refer to the adult male of that type: a cock robin a cock pheasantNames for the male and female of animals
(Definition of cock noun (BIRD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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