cocker

verb
cock·​er | \ ˈkä-kər How to pronounce cocker (audio) \
cockered; cockering; cockers

Definition of cocker

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cocker

noun (1)

Definition of cocker (Entry 2 of 3)

: a keeper or handler of fighting cocks

cocker

noun (2)

Definition of cocker (Entry 3 of 3)

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Examples of cocker in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of cocker

Verb

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun (1)

1689, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1792, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cocker

Verb

Middle English cokeren

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The first known use of cocker was in the 15th century

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“Cocker.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cocker. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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