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  • Gamecock — Game cock (g[=a]m k[o^]k ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) The male game fowl. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gamecock — [gām′käk΄] n. a specially bred rooster trained for cockfighting …   English World dictionary

  • Gamecock — A gamecock is a type of rooster with physical and behavioral traits derived from breeding for cockfighting. Gamecocks are usually much more territorial, have less prominent combs and wattles (which may be removed entirely in a process called… …   Wikipedia

  • gamecock — noun Date: 1646 a rooster of the domestic chicken trained for fighting …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gamecock — /gaym kok /, n. a rooster of a fighting breed, or one bred and trained for fighting. [1670 80; GAME1 + COCK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gamecock — Synonyms and related words: Achilles, David, Hector, Roland, Samson, a man, battler, belligerent, belted knight, bickerer, blade, brave, bravo, brawler, bulldog, bully, bullyboy, chutzpanik, combatant, competitor, contender, contestant, decorated …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gamecock — n. rooster that is trained to fight, fighting cock …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gamecock — (also gamefowl) noun a cock bred and trained for cockfighting …   English new terms dictionary

  • gamecock — game•cock [[t]ˈgeɪmˌkɒk[/t]] n. ahb. a rooster of a fighting breed or one bred and trained for fighting • Etymology: 1670–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • gamecock — /ˈgeɪmkɒk/ (say gaymkok) noun a cock bred and trained for fighting, or one of a fighting breed …   Australian English dictionary

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