Definition of cockerel
Words nearby cockerel
How to use cockerel in a sentence
That matter of the black cockerel—trifling as it might seem—would have to be cleared up.A Thin Ghost and Others|M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
So Sir Dagonet always went armed; though he bore upon his shield the device of a cockerel's head as a symbol of his calling.The Story of the Champions of the Round Table|Howard Pyle
After that poultry fanciers call the young male a cockerel and the young female a pullet.
The word "pullet" is also used by others, but the popular names for a cockerel are crower and young rooster.
After the sex can be distinguished, the terms cockerel and pullet are applied to turkeys in the same way as to fowls.