Definition of Dawcocks
1. dawcock [n] - See also: dawcock
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dawcocks
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Literary usage of Dawcocks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Spider and the Fly: Together with an Attributed Interlude Entitled by John Heywood (1908)
"... witty outweigh'th : Where mercy to the meek mere malice dis- may'th : Where dawcocks in doctrine have domination, There doth division bring desolation. ..."
2. Collectanea Anglo-poetica: Or, A Bibliographical and Descriptive Catalogue by Thomas Corser, James Crossley (1878)
"... the wittie out weith : Where mercie to the meeke: meare malice disu:eith: Where dawcocks in doctrine: haue domination, ..."
3. Captain Blood: His Odyssey by Rafael Sabatini (1922)
""Some o' them dawcocks may believe that tale." He jerked a contemptuous thumb towards the men in the waist, whose ranks were steadily being increased by the ..."