gamecock

(redirected from Gamecocks)
Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
  • noun

Synonyms for gamecock

a cock bred and trained for fighting

Related Words

someone who is a very fierce fighter

References in periodicals archive ?
For the second time in three years, the Tar Heels and Gamecocks face each other in an ESPN marquee matchup of ACC and SEC teams.
Last season, the Gamecocks lost to North Carolina in the regional semifinals.
When it came to the ambiguous competitors whom they didn't know much about, participants competed aggressively against their rival on eBay, but not so much if the bidding occurred on Gamecock Auctions.
The hit, which can be seen in the video above, forced a Wolverines fumble in the fourth quarter of the game and even led to a touchdown for Steve Spurrier's Gamecocks, who were trailing 22-21 with a little more than eight minutes to go.
The Gamecocks are still loaded on the defensive line, particularly at end, with senior Devin Taylor on one side and sophomore Jadeveon Clowney on the other.
Martin says the time for the Gamecocks to compete is now.
A phylogenetic tree was constructed using the 75 sequences of Chinese gamecocks with one Ceylon jungle fowl (Gallus lafayetii) as an outgroup (Figure 2).
Gamecocks were roosters that fought to the death in a cock fight, a popular blood sport among all South Carolina men that involved gambling and was the epitome of a manly recreation.
Debates have gone on now for years as to whether this gluttony of non-sensical, non-essential bowl games chock full of Zips, Gamecocks, Cyclones and Scarlet Something-or- others have jumped the proverbial shark as a TV entity.
The very next day, the Gamecocks and Tigers wrote another glowing chapter into the annals of donnybrooks.
Poultry chicks and gamecocks entering Hawaii in this way skipped the regular agricultural inspections.
Ashley is an extra point kicker for the Jacksonville Gamecocks.
In Columbia, South Carolina, the University of South Carolina Gamecocks are holding their annual `Cockiest.
Some of the best known names in University of South Carolina sports are coming together to "Battle Kids Cancer with the Gamecocks," a Nov.
9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As fans continue to cheer on the South Carolina Gamecocks this season, the University of South Carolina is announcing a delicious new addition to its game day roster.