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cock in Weapons topic

cockcock2 verb [transitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 LIFTto lift a part of your body, or hold a part of your body at an angle πŸ”Š She cocked her head and considered the offer. πŸ”Š He cocked a quizzical eyebrow at her.2 PMWto pull back the hammer of a gun so that it is ready to be fired3 WEAR CLOTHESto move your hat so that it is at an angle4 β†’ cock an ear/eye5 β†’ cock a snook at somebody/something β†’ cock something ↔ upβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
cockβ€’ Her hand fell away from the switch and she took a step towards the typists' room, her head cocked.β€’ The federal parliament also cocked a snook at the United Nations administration in Kosovo.β€’ When she failed to retort he cocked an eyebrow at her, waiting for the sparring to continue.β€’ Hardin cocked an eyebrow.β€’ Mike seemed to be sitting in bed with his head cocked back against the headboard.β€’ She purses her lips and cocks her head and starts shaking it.β€’ She cocked her head to one side.β€’ She cocked her head to try and make out sounds but there were none.β€’ He would cock his head and peer into my eyes the way Marine Drill Instructors check rifle actions for lint.β€’ He cocked his head, waiting for an answer.β€’ LΓ©onie opened one eye and cocked it ready.β€’ Still looking into my eyes, he raised the pistol against his head and cocked the hammer.β€’ The soldiers cocked their pistols, ready to fire.cocked ... headβ€’ She frowned and cocked her head, and her tone got serious and sharp.β€’ Johnson cocked his head, and there was strategy in that delay.β€’ Joey Seldon cocked his head curiously.β€’ She cocked her head, listening.β€’ Ratagan cocked his head to listen to the race of the wind outside that creaked the rafters.β€’ She cocked her head to one side.β€’ She cocked her head to try and make out sounds but there were none.β€’ He cocked his head, waiting for an answer.