acock

adjective or adverb

: being in a cocked position

Word History

Etymology

a- entry 1 + cock entry 3

First Known Use

1826, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of acock was in 1826

Dictionary Entries Near acock

Cite this Entry

“Acock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acock. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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