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  • "Cockers" are the smallest of the spaniels and the Sporting Group.

    unknown title 2009

  • A former member of an infamous Leicester front row, "Cockers" as he's known - he may sound like something out of Best in Show at Crufts but he makes Vinnie Jones look like a toy poodle

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed 2009

  • A rawboned world with a raucous mix of folk from all over the Spiral Arm: Sharpies, Jugurthans, 'Cockers, Alabastrines, you name it.

    October 23rd, 2008 m_francis 2008

  • You still have the psychos, the fake Rolex Arethas, tattooed beauty queens, nerds from other lands, sad sacks, and teenage Joe Cockers vying for your affection.

    Ken Levine: American Idol -- Rock Week 2009

  • BTW-Cockers got their name from the type of hunting for which they were bred; flushing woodcocks.

    "'Stump the Dog.' Sounds like the easiest TV game show ever." Ann Althouse 2009

  • The bed was a king, and I wanted nothing more than to go to it, sit on it, sweep the foolish decorative throw-pillows (one bearing the likenessness of two cavorting Cockers and the rather startling idea that MAYBE DOGS ARE ONLY PEOPLE AT THEIR BEST) to the floor with my crutch, lie down, and sleep for two hours.

    Duma Key King, Stephen, 1947- 2008

  • Cockers all regulated by the Gospel according to themselves.

    Speeches: Literary and Social 2007

  • His artillery brigade known as the Cannon Cockers fired the first shots of the war.

    CNN Transcript Jul 23, 2004 2004

  • I procured me Cockers I believe and applyd myself to it at home alone andwhen went through the whole Course, overtook and passed by all the Schollars at School, without any master at all.

    John Adams autobiography, part 1, "John Adams," through 1776 1961

  • This is the case with the Artists 'Benevolent Fund, and in stating this I am only the mouthpiece of three hundred of the trade, who in truth stands as independent before you as if they were three hundred Cockers all regulated by the Gospel according to themselves.

    Speeches: Literary and Social Charles Dickens 1841


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