gamecock

[ geym-kok ]
/ ˈgeɪmˌkɒk /

noun

a rooster of a fighting breed, or one bred and trained for fighting.

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Origin of gamecock

First recorded in 1670–80; game1 + cock1
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British Dictionary definitions for gamecock

gamecock
/ (ˈɡeɪmˌkɒk) /

noun

a cock bred and trained for fightingAlso called: fighting cock
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