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(Entry 1 of 4)

a fixture for controlling the flow of a liquid
  • an automobile radiator cock

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a quantity of things thrown or stacked on one another
  • a cock of hay

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Synonyms of cock (Entry 3 of 4)

the act of positioning or an instance of being positioned at an angle
  • a slight cock of his head suggested that he was listening in on our conversation

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Synonyms & Antonyms of cock (Entry 4 of 4)

to set or cause to be at an angle
  • cocked his head to the side as he listened to her quizzically

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The first known use of cock was before the 12th century

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“Cock.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cock. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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