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Definition 1: adult male bird - [noun denoting animal]

(cock is a kind of ...) warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings

(... is a kind of cock ) a cock bred and trained for fighting

Definition 2: adult male chicken - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for cock in the sense of this definition

(cock is a kind of ...) a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl

(... is a kind of cock ) a young domestic cock; not older than one year

Definition 3: faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for cock in the sense of this definition

(cock is a kind of ...) a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir

Definition 4: the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for cock in the sense of this definition

(cock is a kind of ...) the part of a mechanical device that strikes something

(... is part of cock) the action that ignites the charge in a firearm

Definition 5: obscene terms for penis - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for cock in the sense of this definition

(cock is a kind of ...) the male sex organ (`member' is a euphemism)

(cock is used in the usage domain ...) an offensive or indecent word or phrase

Definition 6: set the trigger of a firearm back for firing - [verb of contact]

(cock is a kind of ...) put into a certain place or abstract location

"Put your things here" "Set the tray down" "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children" "Place emphasis on a certain point"

Definition 7: to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others - [verb of motion]

Samples where cock or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He struts around like a rooster in a hen house

Synonyms for cock in the sense of this definition

(cock is a kind of ...) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

Definition 8: tilt or slant to one side - [verb of motion]

Samples where cock or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • cock one's head

(cock is a kind of ...) heel over

"The tower is tilting" "The ceiling is slanting"

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