Definition for COCK

COCK, v.t.

  1. To set erect; to turn up; as, to cock the nose or ears. – Addison.
  2. To set the brim of a hat so as to make sharp corners or points; or to set up with an air of pertness. – Prior.
  3. To make up hay in small conical piles.
  4. To set or draw back the cock of a gun, in order to fire. – Dryden.

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