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  • n. Plural form of gamecock.


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  • Fighting birds have sharpened metal spurs tied to their feet, which the animals, known as gamecocks, use to slash at their opponents in one-on-one bouts until one bird is killed or incapacitated. - News :

  • Jones still raises gamecocks, and he never tires of their ways.


  • We kill two gamecocks with one shot: assuaging its hunger, and sending a message to the gypsy tribes that they are not welcome here.

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  • The unanimous and logical decision was made by the experts on gamecocks to substitute a more sufficient heel to replace the natural one to in fact reduce the amount of time bouts will last.

    Waldo Jaquith - Cockfighters come out of the woodwork.

  • It was said that white males pursued four occupations: "fighting gamecocks, chasing women, drinking liquor and dying."

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  • In times like these, I'm reminded of how lucky I am to live in a state of south Carolina, attend the University of South Carolina, and be a part of Sigma Alpha Epsilon due to the amount of care and help my friends, my family, my friends 'families, my fellow gamecocks and my fraternity brothers have offered and are receiving.

    CNN Transcript Oct 29, 2007

  • Like pit bulls or gamecocks, crickets fight to the death under controlled conditions.

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  • In his search for a new way to let gamecocks fight, Shurden learned about a California man who is an attorney for Gamecock Boxing Inc., which was formed to promote a nonlethal form of cockfighting.

    The 271 Patent Blog

  • Even PETA, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, said "hey, no gamecocks," because there are violent birds.

    CNN Transcript Aug 13, 2005

  • After dinner the disciplinarian and I converse — of dogs and horses, gamecocks, convicts, and moving accidents by flood and field.

    For the term of his natural life


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