alectryomachy

n.

"cock-fighting," 1650s, from Greek alektryon "cock" (see alectryomancy) + -machy.


Nearby words

  1. alec,
  2. alecithal,
  3. aleck,
  4. alecost,
  5. alecto,
  6. alectryomancy,
  7. alee,
  8. alegar,
  9. alegrete,
  10. alehouse

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