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cockup

[kok-uhp] /ˈkɒkˌʌp/
noun
1.
an upward turn or curl at the top of something.
2.
a cap or hat with the front turned up.
3.
British Slang. mess; botch.
Origin of cockup
1685-1695
First recorded in 1685-95; cock2 + up
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British Dictionary definitions for cockup

cockup

/ˈkɒkˌʌp/
noun
1.
(Brit, slang) something done badly
verb (transitive, adverb)
2.
(of an animal) to raise (its ears), esp in an alert manner
3.
(Brit, slang) to botch
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