bawcock

noun
baw·​cock | \ ˈbȯ-ˌkäk How to pronounce bawcock (audio) \

Definition of bawcock

archaic
: a fine fellow

First Known Use of bawcock

1599, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bawcock

French beau coq, from beau fine + coq fellow, cock

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“Bawcock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bawcock. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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