Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The body of yelow wull: the wynges of the redde cocke hakyll & of the drake lyttyd yelow.

    Philocrites: It's Friday: Time for Middle English cooking!

  • When they enter into their kiack, that is to say, their holy place or temple, at the doore their is a great iarre of water with a cocke or a ladle in it, and there they wash their feet; and then they enter in, and lift vp their hands to their heads, first to their preacher, and then to the Sunne, and so sit downe.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • The cocke saiethe drefte [75], yett armed ys he alleyne.

    The Rowley Poems

  • QUOTATION: Every cocke is proud on his owne dunghill.

    Quotations

  • She said she would give him a cocke, which she did. '

    The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology

  • _ On the cocke & hen L. Andrewe discourses as follows:

    Early English Meals and Manners

  • See also the recipe for making a coleise of a cocke or capon, from the _Haven of Health_, in Nares.

    Early English Meals and Manners

  • [Sidenote: Sea-weazle.] named to be the cocke of balena.

    Early English Meals and Manners

  • An hundred houses, and many large plaines are here together inhabited, more abundance of fish and fowle, and a pleasanter seat cannot be imagined: the King with fortie bowmen to guard me, intreated me to discharge my Pistoll, which they there presented me with a mark at six score to strike therewith but to spoil the practice I broke the cocke, whereat they were much discontented though a chaunce supposed.

    Captain John Smith

  • An hundred houses, and many large plaines are here together inhabited, more abundance of fish and fowle, and a pleasanter seat cannot be imagined: the King with fortie bowmen to guard me, intreated me to discharge my Pistoll, which they there presented me with a mark at six score to strike therewith but to spoil the practice I broke the cocke, whereat they were much discontented though a chaunce supposed.

    The Complete Project Gutenberg Writings of Charles Dudley Warner

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.