full cock

noun

Definition of full cock

: the position of the hammer of a firearm when fully retracted and ready to be released by the sear — compare half cock

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“Full cock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/full%20cock. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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