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Definition of cocking

What is the definition of "cocking"?
  • cock•ingverb
  • 1. Present participle of cock.

  • cock•ingnoun
  • 1. cockfighting

  • cock•ingadjective
  • 1. offensive or worthless

Use "cocking" in a sentence
  • "Interestingly the term cocking a gun comes from flintlock muskets of 17th century, the hammer was very ornate and resembled a rooster (a cock)."

    "Cockfighting, also known as "cocking," is a bloodsport that dates to colonial times in the United States and has offered gamblers a venue for betting around the world."

    "The difficulty you had "cocking" it reminds me of the medieval crossbow."

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