Definition of Cockering

1. cocker [v] - See also: cocker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cockering

cockbreath
cockchafer
cockchafers
cockcrow
cockcrows
cocked
cocked hat
cocked hats
cocker
cocker spaniel
cocker spaniels
cocker up
cockered
cockerel
cockerels
cockering (current term)
cockerpoo
cockerpoos
cockers
cocket
cocket writer
cockets
cockeye
cockeyed
cockeyedly
cockeyedness
cockeyednesses
cockeyes
cockface
cockfaces

Literary usage of Cockering

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1878)
"Wedgwood, Etymol. Diet. " A cockney, a childe tenderly brought up ; a dearling. cockering, mollis ilia educatio quam indulgentiam voca- mus. ..."

2. Representative English Plays: From the Middle Ages to the End of the by John Strong Perry Tatlock, Robert Grant Martin (1916)
"... hath a pretty stripling to his son, whom «ith cockering 15 he hath ... conceal the folly of my daughter, that doth he in too much cockering of his son. ..."

3. The Decades of Henry Bullinger by Heinrich Bullinger, Thomas Harding, H. I. (1849)
"These words of his do utterly condemn the cockering of father's ... For the parents offend God as much in too much cockering their children, ..."

4. Shakespeare's Euphuism by William Lowes Rushton (1871)
"... with too much cockering \ how wayward in hearing correction ! ... and mere cockering then was meete for one that should be a Matrone. ..."

5. The Canadian Monthly and National Review by William White (1878)
"He's got a fanner driving him at starvation wages on the one side, and the clergyman's wife and the squire's wife and daughters cockering him up on the ..."

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