coxcomb

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  • noun

Synonyms for coxcomb

a conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments

a cap worn by court jesters

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the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds

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AOL CityGuide has found and rated seven creepy, crawly, bony slimy foods, including Crispy Sea Worms served at Typhoon (Santa Monica, CA), Cock's Comb with Green Chilis served at Casa Mono (New York, NY), Fried Brain Sandwich served at Ferguson's Pub (St.
Arshile Gorky's summa, The Liver Is the Cock's Comb, 1944, again from Buffalo, reiterates this strategy.
It was originally called "cocking a snook" - mimicking a cock's comb near your snook, or snout.
Mexican marigolds (called zempascuchitl) and cock's comb are the flowers most associated with the Days of the Dead.
Paul's normally iron constitution couldn't handle the gruesome ingredients on offer like cow's mouths, cock's combs and even lamb's stones.