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cocker

verb cock·er \ ˈkä-kər \

Definition of cocker

transitive verb

Examples of cocker in a Sentence

  1. overjoyed to be parents at last, they will likely cocker that child shamelessly

Origin and Etymology of cocker

Middle English cokeren


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cocker

noun

Definition of cocker

: a keeper or handler of fighting cocks

First Known Use of cocker

1689


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cocker

noun

Definition of cocker

First Known Use of cocker

1792



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