Origin of cockspur
Examples from the Web for cockspur
In 1871 a group of 32 burly Victorians met at the Pall Mall restaurant on Cockspur Street and started the Rugby Football Union.Olympics Kickoff: Boris Johnson on London’s Sporty Side|Boris Johnson|July 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The shape and general appearance of this tube has procured it, among the workmen, the name of the cockspur burner.A Practical Treatise on Gas-light|Fredrick Accum
Cockspur (Cratægus crus-galli) may be taken as the type of more than twenty species of cockspur thorns growing in this country.
The many species of cockspur thorns are multiplied by numerous varieties.