Definitions

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  • adj. Not cocked
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of uncock.

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Examples

  • I thumbed the hammer, squeezed the trigger, and uncocked the weapon with a satisfying clickclack.

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  • When Coleman uncocked his head and looked into my eyes straight-on, I quickly said, “Sorry, I lost my train of thought.”

    As Husbands Go

  • You flip the little lever down, flip the works attached out and down, (gun must be uncocked, dry fire if necessary!).

    You Always Hurt the Gun You Love

  • Then he lowered and uncocked the weapon, placing it first on the top of the cupboard and then, having clucked at his lack of care, restoring it to his pocket.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • I uncocked the blade beneath my shirt and positioned the blade between my middle knuckles, the butt of handle against the ball of my palm.

    Martyr

  • I uncocked the blade and began slashing my upper thigh.

    Martyr

  • Howie's entire life flashed before his eyes at least three times before Bondurant uncocked the hammer and withdrew the pistol.

    A Girl's Legs Stirring The Air

  • When she asked him where the safety was, he sighed and explained that a revolver has no safety, but would, in fact, be safer for her to carry and use than the Beretta, as long as she made sure to leave it uncocked.

    The Devil's Bedpost

  • And so to bed, uncocked and nothing in the breech!

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  • Under the influence of adrenaline you are much more likely to have an “oopsie” with a cocked revolver than an uncocked double-action one.

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