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cock in Birds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcockcock1 /kɒk $ kɑːk/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 cockerel.jpg chickenHBB an adult male chicken syn rooster British Englishhen A cock crowed in the distance.2 male bird especially British EnglishHBB an adult male bird of any kind A cock pheasant rose from the hill in front of me.3 sex organ informal not politeHBH a penis4 cock and bull story5 object that controls flow something that controls the flow of liquid or gas out of a pipe or container syn tap ballcock, stopcock6 manTALK TO somebody British English old-fashioned used by some people when talking to a man they know well half cocked
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cockA cock crowed as morning approached.It's only legal to shoot the cocks, not the hens.The cocks are brightly coloured to attract many duller coloured and camouflaged females as potential mates.