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cocker

play
verb cock·er \ˈkä-kər\

Definition of cocker

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  indulge, pamper

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


First Known Use: 15th century


2

cocker

noun cock·er

Definition of cocker

  1. :  a keeper or handler of fighting cocks

1689

First Known Use of cocker

1689


3

cocker

noun cock·er

Definition of cocker

Circa 1811

First Known Use of cocker

circa 1811


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