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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a document issued by the bond office stating that duty has been paid and goods may be sold.
  • n. An office in a customhouse where goods intended for export are entered.
  • n. A measure for bread.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pert; saucy.
  • n. A customhouse seal; a certified document given to a shipper as a warrant that his goods have been duly entered and have paid duty.
  • n. An office in a customhouse where goods intended for export are entered.
  • n. A measure for bread.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To stamp or mark with a cocket. See cocket, n., 4.
  • Brisk; pert; saucy.
  • n. A pert, swaggering fellow; a gallant.
  • To join or fasten in building.
  • n. In England
  • n. A seal of the custom-house.
  • n. A scroll of parchment sealed and delivered by the officers of the custom-house to a merchant as a warrant that his merchandise is entered.
  • n. The office of entry.
  • n. A stamp; an official seal of any kind.
  • n. Same as cocket-bread.
  • n. A loaf or cake of cocket-bread. See first extract under cocket-bread.
  • n. A measure. See first extract under cocket-bread.

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