try cock

noun

Definition of try cock

1 : one of two or more cocks arranged one above the other to ascertain the water level in a steam boiler : gauge cock
2 : a cock for withdrawing a small quantity of liquid (as for testing)

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“Try cock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/try%20cock. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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