2. Verb. (past of cock) ¹
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Definition of Cocked
1. cock [v] - See also: cock
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cocked
Literary usage of Cocked
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Songs and Satires by Edgar Lee Masters (1916)
"THE cocked HAT Would that some one would knock Mr. Bryan into a cocked hat. — WOODROW WILSON. It ain't really a hat at all, Ed: You know that, don't you ? ..."
2. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"my pistols from my pocket, cocked them, and held one in either hand, my eye still fixed upon his. We stood opposite to each other, the small table only ..."
3. Hoyle's Games: Containing the Rules for Playing Fashionable Games, with by Edmond Hoyle (1887)
"cocked HAT Is played by placing three pins up; the two quarter are outer, and the head centre pins. In many other games, strength and chance may sometimes ..."