cocket

1 of 3

noun (1)

cock·​et
ˈkäkə̇t
plural -s
1
a
: a seal formerly of the English or Scottish king's customhouse
b
: any one of certain other seals formerly used to seal permits
2
: a certificate given to merchants warranting that goods have been duly entered through customs and all duties paid

cocket

2 of 3

noun (2)

"
plural -s
obsolete
: fine wheaten leavened bread

cocket

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adjective

"
now dialectal, England
1
: pert, saucy
2

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Middle English cocquet, from Anglo-French cokkette or Medieval Latin coketa, coketum customhouse seal

Noun (2)

Middle English cocket, coket

Adjective

Middle French coquet coquettish

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“Cocket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cocket. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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