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Cockerel  n.  A young cock.

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"Cockerel" Quotes from Famous Books

... "the young cockerel ruffles his feathers early!" and then, again addressing me, he asked, ...
— At the Point of the Sword • Herbert Hayens

... of himself, that young cockerel, and 'twill likely be my part to clip his spurs. Still 'tis good policy to have him with us, for 'tis a long ...
— Beyond the Frontier • Randall Parrish

... variation from it in the young officer of 'bersaglieri', who had come down from antiquity to the topmost gradine of the arena over against me, and stood there defined against the clear evening sky, one hand on his hip, and the other at his side, while his thin cockerel plumes streamed in the light wind. I have since wondered if he knew how beautiful he was, and I am sure that, if he did not, all the women there did, and that was doubtless enough for the young officer ...
— Henry James, Jr. • William Dean Howells

... of kin, let, ling, ock, el, erel, or et: as, lamb, lambkin; ring, ringlet; cross, crosslet; duck, duckling; hill, hillock; run, runnel; cock, cockerel; pistol, pistolet; eagle, eaglet; circle, circlet. All these denote little things, and ...
— The Grammar of English Grammars • Goold Brown

Words linked to "Cockerel" :   rooster

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