cock's-foot

or cocks·foot

[ koks-foo t ]
/ ˈkɒksˌfʊt /

noun


Nearby words

  1. cock and bull story,
  2. cock feather,
  3. cock of the walk,
  4. cock of the woods,
  5. cock rock,
  6. cock-a-doodle-doo,
  7. cock-a-hoop,
  8. cock-a-leekie,
  9. cock-and-bull story,
  10. cock-of-the-rock

Origin of cock's-foot

First recorded in 1690–1700; so called from the appearance of the panicles

orchard grass

noun

a weedy grass, Dactylis glomerata, often grown for pastures.

Origin of orchard grass

First recorded in 1755–65

Also called cock's foot.

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