Definitions

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  • verb transitive To cock (a firearm) again.

Etymologies

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re- +‎ cock

Examples

  • My father barely had time to recock the shovel before the rat was flying back at him.

    Hi-Ya!

  • Billy had forgotten to recock his gun anyway, he was so surprised.

    A Few Minutes in Granddaddy's Old House on Black Bottom Bayou

  • I recock my tool, and before I can stop myself a second time, my fist violently thrusts the inch-and-a-half-long blade down, burying it to the hilt in the meat of my forearm.

    127 Hours

  • I recock my tool, and before I can stop myself a second time, my fist violently thrusts the inch-and-a-half-long blade down, burying it to the hilt in the meat of my forearm.

    Between a Rock and a Hard Place

  • I recock my tool, and before I can stop myself a second time, my fist violently thrusts the inch-and-a-half-long blade down, burying it to the hilt in the meat of my forearm.

    127 Hours

  • I recock my tool, and before I can stop myself a second time, my fist violently thrusts the inch-and-a-half-long blade down, burying it to the hilt in the meat of my forearm.

    127 Hours

  • Shouting to get their attention, she began pulling the trigger as fast as the bolt allowed it to recock, getting off five shots before retreating.

    Be My Enemy

  • My father barely had time to recock the shovel before the rat was flying back at him.

    The Beach House

  • He was putting his gun back in his gunbelt before Cole had time to recock his gun.

    For The Roses

  • This makes it easier to release and square the clubface through impact and recock the hands after impact, which in turn creates the needed hand and clubhead speed.

    Find Your Own Fundamentals

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