Definitions

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  • adjective informal drunk
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of cock.

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Examples

  • But the slasher himself, the splatterer, the reaver of life, swinging out of the darkness with his death claw cocked, is as old as the hills (which have eyes, as we know).

    Don’t Fear the Reaper

  • But the slasher himself, the splatterer, the reaver of life, swinging out of the darkness with his death claw cocked, is as old as the hills (which have eyes, as we know).

    Don’t Fear the Reaper

  • But the slasher himself, the splatterer, the reaver of life, swinging out of the darkness with his death claw cocked, is as old as the hills (which have eyes, as we know).

    Don’t Fear the Reaper

  • But the slasher himself, the splatterer, the reaver of life, swinging out of the darkness with his death claw cocked, is as old as the hills (which have eyes, as we know).

    Don’t Fear the Reaper

  • But the slasher himself, the splatterer, the reaver of life, swinging out of the darkness with his death claw cocked, is as old as the hills (which have eyes, as we know).

    Don’t Fear the Reaper

  • Glocks always have the same trigger pull, as they are always cocked is a round is in the chamber.

    Albemarle Officer Shoots Self at cvillenews.com

  • "By midday Sunday, [the U.S. Strategic Air Command:] would have a 'cocked' -- meaning 'ready to fire' -- nuclear strike force of 162 missiles and 1,200 airplanes carrying 2,858 nuclear warheads."

    Powell's Books: Overview

  • While there was some good, or at least restrained, reporting by U.S. media as the tragedy unfolded, the main sources of news for most Americans maintain what I can only call a cocked trigger of jingoism, which often goes off before the screams subside and the blood and debris are hosed into the gutter.

    Pseudo-Reporting

  • 'Once the Americans had the code-word cocked-pistol to denote complete strategic readiness.

    The Sum of all Fears

  • The flag was centered on the DCI's desk, still folded into its triangular section, called a cocked-hat.

    Clear and Present Danger

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  • A condition that results when a book has been stored on a shelf so that it's leaning or resting against another book or the edge of the bookcase, eventually deforming the book binding. (If you look down at the head of the book, its corners are not square or its spine is slightly twisted.)

    February 22, 2007