Definition of Cocket

1. a. Pert; saucy.

2. n. A customhouse seal; a certified document given to a shipper as a warrant that his goods have been duly entered and have paid duty.

Definition of Cocket

1. Noun. (UK obsolete) a document issued by the bond office stating that duty has been paid and goods may be sold. ¹

2. Noun. (UK obsolete) An office in a customhouse where goods intended for export are entered. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) A measure for bread. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cocket

1. a custom-house certificate [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cocket

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Literary usage of Cocket

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1. Select Essays in Anglo-American Legal History by Association of American Law Schools, Mikell, William Ephraim, 1868-, Ernst Freund, John Henry Wigmore (1909)
"First, however, the phraseology of mediaeval law must be 1 The entire Record of this case is given in Andrews et ux. & cocket c. ..."

2. A Sketch of the History of Taxes in England from the Earliest Times to the by Stephen Dowell (1876)
"termed the warrant: the license to export them, the The War- cocket. ... Treatise on the Court of Exchequer says:—'This word cocket, Skinner derives from ..."

3. An Analytical Digested Index to the Common Law Reports: From the Time of by Thomas Coventry, Samuel Hughes (1832)
"82 Loggen v. Pallen and Wife 63 Lovelace v. Bickham v. cocket v. Lovelace v. Reynolds Lovell's (Sir S.) case Lovell v. ..."

4. The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland [1807-1868/69] by Great Britain, George Kettilby Rickards (1811)
"cocket mould be ... holding the Office of cocket Writer in writing fuch cocket ; and it (hall and nu, y be lawful for any fuch cocket Writer lo employed as ..."

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