fighting cock


fighting cock
a gamecock.

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  • cock-fighting —    Particularly popular at *Shrovetide, but found at any time of year, either on an ad hoc basis or in specially constructed cock pits which featured a raised circular platform in the centre and tiered benches for spectators. Fighting cocks were… …   A Dictionary of English folklore


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