cock-boat

  • 1 cock|boat — «KOK BOHT», noun. 1. a small rowboat, especially one used as the tender of a ship or larger boat: »It would be more candid…to avow our principles explicitly to Russia and France than to come in as a cockboat in the wake of the British man of war… …

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  • 2 cock-boat — a small rowing boat (English dialect) …

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  • 3 cock-boat — …

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  • 4 cock-boat, my little —    Said by a man to a woman in William Congreve’s Love for Love, with an obvious reference to the taboo meaning of ‘cock’ …

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  • 5 cock — I. n. 1. Male (of birds). 2. Chanticleer, rooster [U. S.]. 3. Cock crowing, cock crow. 4. Faucet, turn valve, stop cock. 5. Hammer (of gunlock). 6. Turning up, turn, toss, perking …

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  • 6 cock — bab·cock; baw·cock; bil·cock; cock; cock·ad·ed; cock·aigne; cock·al; cock·a·lo·rum; cock·a·ma·roo; cock·an·dy; cock·a·pert; cock·a·rouse; cock·a·tiel; cock·a·too; cock·a·touche; cock·a·trice; cock·a·wee; cock·bell; cock·bill; cock·boat;… …

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  • 7 boat — au·to·boat; boat·a·ble; boat·age; boat; boat·er; boat·less; boat·man; boat·man·ship; boat·steerer; boat·stone; boat·swain; boat·yard; bum·boat; cock·boat; falt·boat; flat·boat·man; fly·boat; keel·boat·man; life·boat·man; riv·er·boat·man;… …

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  • 8 cock — 1) a male salmonid; also used for some other fish species. Hen is the female fish 2) cock boat …

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  • 9 cock-fare — a period of fishing for herring using the cock boat (Sussex dialect) …

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  • 10 Cock — Cock, n. [Of. coque, F. coche, a small vessel, L. concha muscle shell, a vessel. See {Coach}, and cf. {Cog} a small boat.] A small boat. [1913 Webster] Yond tall anchoring bark [appears] Diminished to her cock; her cock, a buoy Almost too small… …

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  • 11 cock|le|boat — «KOK uhl BOHT», noun. a small, light, shallow boat …

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  • 12 Cock-A-Doodle Deux Deux — The Inspector series Directed by Robert McKimson …

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  • 13 cock|le|shell — «KOK uhl SHEHL», noun. 1. a shell or half of the shell of a cockle. 2. a) a small, light, shallow boat; cockleboat; cockle. b) a small rowboat; cockboat: »None but a madman would sail in yon cockleshell with a gale coursing (Mary E. Braddon) …

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  • 14 cock|pit — «KOK PIHT», noun. 1. the place where the pilot sits in an airplane. 2. the small, open place in a boat where the pilot or passengers sit. 3. the place where the driver sits in a racing or sport car. 4. an enclosed place for fights between… …

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  • 15 cock-tail — a small row boat carried by the larger luggers, with which they communicate with other vessels (Kentish dialect) …

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  • 16 cock·pit — /ˈkɑːkˌpıt/ noun, pl pits [count] : the area in a boat, airplane, etc., where the pilot or driver sits …

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  • 17 Middlewich Folk and Boat Festival — Eliza Carthy and the ratcatchers. Photo (c) Penny Vincent/Tony Jones (2005) The Middlewich Folk and Boat Festival takes place in June in Middlewich, Cheshire, England. The festival builds on the towns industrial heritage in which canal boats were …

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  • 18 Middlewich Folk And Boat Festival — The Middlewich Folk and Boat Festival takes place in June in Middlewich, Cheshire, England. The festival builds on the towns industrial heritage in which canal boats were used to move coal and other raw materials in the town for the production of …

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  • 19 Oar cock — Oar Oar ([=o]r), n [AS. [=a]r; akin to Icel. [=a]r, Dan. aare, Sw. [*a]ra; perh. akin to E. row, v. Cf. {Rowlock}.] [1913 Webster] 1. An implement for impelling a boat, being a slender piece of timber, usually ash or spruce, with a grip or handle …

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  • 20 Gerald Cock — (1887 – November 10, 1973) was a British broadcasting executive, who initially worked for BBC Radio, before being made the Corporation’s very first Director of Television, in effect the very first Controller of the television channel initially… …

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