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Synonyms for gamecock

a cock bred and trained for fighting

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someone who is a very fierce fighter

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Participants assumed that anyone they competed against on Gamecock Auctions must share their affiliation with the University of South Carolina, and so must be like them," Naylor said.
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.
In this study, in order to elucidate the origins and domestication history of gamecock, we studied genetic variability and evolutionary relationships of the five primary Chinese gamecock breeds based on the mtDNA control region and cytb sequences.
The figure of the gamecock then embodied two ideas: first, the heroism of men who would fight against a superior foe, and second, a connection between bravery and manhood that extended to a willingness to fight to the death.
Gamecock Barracks is the home of the 30 Signal Regiment, a unit that provides vital communications links to the UK at the beginning of overseas operations.
University of South Carolina (USC) daily student newspaper The Gamecock reported last week that the South Carolina Energy Office (SCEO) will provide USC's Vehicle Management and Parking Division with a $23,000 grant to support the construction of a new $32,900 ethanol fueling station on campus.
In December, 1999, Lou Holtz took the reigns of the South Carolina Gamecock football program that had just come off a 1-10 season.
According to Bill Sheehan, the Hackensack Riverkeeper, "In the high grounds of Laurel Hill, you can still hear gamecock and pheasants.
Gaff, say the lexicons, can mean a metal spur for a gamecock, a cheap theater or music hall, an ordeal, or a kind of topsail.
6) As you read this elegantly translated piece, keep in mind that Meng Chiao was the elder of the two and you will know why Han Yu opens with the couplet: "The larger gamecock proudly comes; / The smaller gamecock, frightened, waits.
The Gamecock nation has a strong tradition of supporting brave kids fighting cancer," said Grainne Owen, founder of Curing Kids Cancer.
However, the group managed to sort the mountain of contributions, until everything was ready to be collected by the Queen's Gurkha Signals, based at Gamecock Barracks, for shipment to Nepal.
We're thrilled to partner with the University of South Carolina to bring Kayem's signature high-quality taste to Gamecock fans and guests visiting Williams-Brice Stadium, Colonial Life Arena and Carolina Stadium," said Matt Monkiewicz, Vice President of Marketing at Kayem.
53 million contract by the university to build USC%s planned 111,061-square-foot indoor facility on the west rear side of Gamecock Park (formerly the "Farmer%s Market") adjacent to the location of the new twin practice fields currently under construction.