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Footix, 1998 This cockerel was France's World Cup mascot.
Earrings made from the heads of red-legged honeycreeper birds were enormously popular in the 1870s, and an iridescent cape from the 1890s made of cockerel and pheasant feathers reflected a continued fascination with plumage.
Arrive on the hour to watch bears (the city’s symbol), a cockerel, jester and other characters strike bells and spin around.
More recent designs include the cockerel, marking the Year of The Rooster.
As brilliant as the role of the cockerel is, the ballet belongs to them.
The golden cockerel perched on its old-fashioned soccer ball gleamed in the autumn sunshine.
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Definition of cockerel for English Language Learners
: a young male chicken
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