gamecock

[ geym-kok ]
/ ˈgeɪmˌkɒk /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. game-changer,
  2. game-cock,
  3. gamebag,
  4. gamebreaker,
  5. gamecast,
  6. gamekeeper,
  7. gamelan,
  8. gamelin,
  9. gamely,
  10. gameness

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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