Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb & adjective In a cocked position.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a cocked manner: as, he set his hat acock.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a cocked or turned up fashion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a cocked or turned-up fashion.
  • adverb defiantly

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

a- +‎ cock

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