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adverb, adjective
  1. cocked.
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Origin of acock

First recorded in 1840–50; a-1 + cock2
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Examples from the Web for acock

Historical Examples

  • Acock's Green, a few years back only a little village, is fast becoming a thriving suburban town.

    Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham

    Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell