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Synonyms for cock

faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid

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the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled

adult male chicken

adult male bird

tilt or slant to one side

set the trigger of a firearm back for firing

to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others

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Additionally, each bow's width was measured both cocked and uncocked at the axle and at the greatest outside width.
These same lock wings are used to release the ratchet after the bow is fully cocked, releasing the bowstring.
Generally, single-action handguns come with manual devices that disable the trigger mechanism so that users can carry the weapon with the hammer cocked and ready to fire but locked so that it cannot be activated until the release of the safety--also known as "cocked and locked.
The award is supported by Cocked Hat Farm Foods Ltd of Ripon as part of the company's involvement in the Northern Flat Jockeys' championship - The Cock O' The North Award - which is led by the current champion Kevin Darley with 32 winners, followed by Fergal Lynch (20 winners) and Joe Fanning (19).
on center, splitting his outside leg, slightly cocked with inside hand down.
The crossbow shooter is faced with the dilemma of having a cocked string.
I understood an internal hammer meant the gun was always cocked, and you had a light trigger pull, and a dropped gun might easily go off.
Pulling the trigger when the hammer has been manually cocked fires the gun.
AS I've remarked on many previous occasions, there is a great appetite for jazz at Sunday lunchtime and that appetite is being well catered for at such venues as the Cocked Hat in Binley.