acock

adjective or adverb
\ ə-ˈkäk How to pronounce acock (audio) \

Definition of acock

: being in a cocked position

First Known Use of acock

1826, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acock

a- entry 1 + cock entry 3

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“Acock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acock. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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