Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fine fellow.
- n. archaic A fine fellow.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete A fine fellow; -- a term of endearment.
- From Old French baud ("bold, gay") fine + cock ("bird") (Wiktionary)
“So 't is a Fool must die and sing no more, and there's the pity on't for I.do love a song, I.- being a companionable soul and jovial withal, aye, a very bawcock of a boy, I. To-morrow Red Gui doth hale ye to his Castle o 'the Rock, there to die all five for his good pleasure, as is very fitting and proper, so be merry whiles ye may.”
“Good bawcock, bate thy rage! use lenity, sweet chuck”
“Good Shakespearean word, bawcock: euphonious, too --”
“Good bawcock, bate thy rage; use lenity, sweet chuck!”
“The figures full in vim and vigor on the square turned out to be the bawcock of Liangshan Mountain who once rescued Song Jiang from execution ground!”
“Why, that's my bawcock; what? has't fmutch'dthynofe?”
“We're a-going to make you fast, my bawcock, and don't make no mistake.”
“A hangman so kindly o 'soul, so merry o' heart, alack, so free, so gay, so merry -- forsooth a very wanton, waggish, jovial bawcock-lad -- ”
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