cockarouse

noun cock·a·rouse \ˈkäkəˌrau̇s\
variants: or

cockerouse

\ˈkäkəˌrau̇s\

Definition of cockarouse

plural

-s

  1. :  a person of consequence among the American colonists

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Origin and Etymology of cockarouse

of Algonquian origin; akin to caucauasu elder (in some Algonquian language of Virginia) — more at caucus


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