Meaning of “weathercock” in the English Dictionary

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"weathercock" in British English

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weathercocknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈweð.ə.kɒk/ us /ˈweð.ɚ.kɑːk/

a type of weather vane (= a device for showing which way the wind is blowing) in the shape of a chicken

(Definition of “weathercock” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)