Definition of Moorcocks

1. Noun. (plural of moorcock) ¹

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Definition of Moorcocks

1. moorcock [n] - See also: moorcock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moorcocks

mooping
moops
moor
moor-bird
moor berry
moor macaque
moorable
moorage
moorages
moorball
moorband
moorbird
moorbirds
moorcock
moorcocks (current term)
moored
mooreite
moorer
moorers
mooress
moorfowl
moorfowls
moorgame
moorhen
moorhens
moorhouseite
moorier
moories
mooriest

Literary usage of Moorcocks

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1. The Practical Cook, English and Foreign: Containing a Great Variety of Old by Joseph Bregion, Anne Miller (1845)
"Plovers' eggs are a nice and fashionable dish. Boil them ten minutes, and serve either hot or cold on a napkin. GROUSE and moorcocks are also roasted in the ..."

2. Selections from the Household Books of the Lord William Howard of Naworth by William Howard, George Ornsby (1878)
"8 moorcocks, ij8. 4 pigeons, vjd. Butter and chees, xd. Egs, vj3. 12 hens, vjs. 4 black cocks and 3 gray hens, ..."

3. The Visitation of the County of Worcester Made in the Year 1569: With Other by William Phillimore Watts Phillimore, Richard Mundy (1888)
"Quarterly of six: 1 and 6, Per chevron argent and sable, in chief two moorcocks of the second, a crescent for difference, ..."

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