Definition of Princock

1. n. A coxcomb; a pert boy.

Definition of Princock

1. a coxcomb [n -S] - See also: coxcomb

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Princock

principle of equivalence
principle of least astonishment
principle of least knowledge
principle of liquid displacement
principle of parsimony
principle of relativity
principle of substitutivity
principle of superposition
principle of verifiability
principle of verification
principled
principles
principlism
principlist
principlists
princock (current term)
princocks
princox
princoxes
pringleite
prink
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prinker
prinkers
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Literary usage of Princock

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1. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"See princock. PRIMITIVE, adj. (colloquial).—Unmixed : as spirits with water ; NEAT (qv~) ... Ah, sirrah, have I found you? are you beere, You princock boy ? ..."

2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"7/uIi/ui, vul. i, B 3, col. Hon. Ghost, p. 231. princock ... You princock boy ? Dan. Hym. Triumph., , puffed up with the opinion of their learning, ..."

3. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1872)
"Í, 284. Greene't Quip for an Cpst Cr., В 4. The Cambridge Dictionary (1693) has, " princock, ... You princock hoy f Dan. Hum. Triumph., p. 313. ..."

4. A Select Collection of Old English Plays by Robert Dodsley, William Carew Hazlitt (1874)
"Now that our fortune heaves us up thus high, And heavens themselves renew our old renown, Must we be dar'd ? Nay, let that princock come, That knows not yet ..."

5. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"princock. A pert saucy youth. ... straight begs he the coppie, kissing, hugging, grinning, and smiling, till hee make the yong princock» as proud as a ..."

6. A Select Collection of Old English Plays by William Carew Hazlitt, Robert Dodsley, Richard Morris (1874)
"... let that princock come, That knows not yet himself, nor Arthur's force; That ne'er yet waged wars; that's yet to learn To give the charge: yea, ..."

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