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a match in a cockpit between two fighting cocks heeled with metal gaffs

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Stoker: "I never got involved with any cock fighting - Jane Patterson's telling lies, I only know her because I've had drink in her place - I hardly ever go there - the beer's rotten.
Our source said: "In certain communities, there remains a strong tradition of cock fighting.
Along with cock fighting, bearbaiting and dwarf throwing, the people who participate in these disgusting events are a disgrace to humanity.
There are three types of fights that should not be allowed in our country: cock fighting, dog fighting and Tyson fighting.
The continued appeal of cock fighting was indicated by a great series of fights held in Harrisburg, Pa.
It wasn't political correctness that got rid of such barbaric practises as bear-baiting, burning heretics and cock fighting but a sense of humanity.
The Ketton Ox in Yarm's history of top floor cock fighting is well known,from outside the 5 boarded windows give the impression of five cockpits, but one of these is actually a dummy and one of the others had a secret trapdoor, all to fool the authorities and aid a fast getaway.
In the tranquil part of the city, the gardens were once the home to the city's Cock Pit Hill - the site of the cock fighting pit.
Many local villages had their own cock fighting pits, and the biggest was at the Hawk and Buckle in Denbigh, now at St Fagan's museum in South Wales.
It is a reference to two cock fighting arenas that stood in Prescot and are thought to have alsohosted plays.
Now cock fighting, badger baiting, dog fighting and even spear fishing are prevalent - all of which were once under some control.
Dog fighting and cock fighting have both been banned in Britain since 1835.
Hare coursing is on a par with dog fighting, cock fighting and badger baiting - all of which are outlawed.
I imagine the same sort of people are involved in both dog fighting and cock fighting," Ms Fitzgibbon said, "We would never see a wounded cock as they fight to the death.