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 Translation for 'cock' from English to Greek
NOUN   a cock | cocks
VERB   to cock | cocked | cocked
cocking | cocks
SYNO cock | dick | hammer | ...
cock {noun}κόκορας {ο}
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Translation for 'cock' from English to Greek

cock {noun}
κόκορας {ο}
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Usage Examples English
  • The stunt cock is used in an extreme close up so as not to identify its bearer, the goal being to deceive the viewer into thinking that the stunt cock is the penis of the main actor.
  • Note, however, that troops were trained to cock the PIAT before expected use, and "in action the projector will always be carried cocked" (but unloaded).
  • The municipal arms recall the noble family of Rotenhan (which means “Red Cock” rather than the golden one seen in the arms), the village's owners from the 15th to 18th century.
  • Two main forms of the miquelet were produced: The Spanish lock, where the mainspring pushed up on the heel of the cock foot and the two sears engaged the toe of the cock foot, and the Italian or Roman lock, where the mainspring pushed down on the toe of the cock foot and the sears engaged the cock on the heel of the foot.
  • Striker-fired (or similar) bolt action firearms may be classified as "cock-on-close" or "cock-on-open".

  • ... The giant cock received generally positive reviews from art critics, with punning headlines such as "Big blue cock erected on fourth plinth in London's Trafalgar Square", "Boris Johnson in Trafalgar Square with a Massive Blue Cock And Disgruntled Woman" and "Boris Johnson unveils giant cock in Trafalgar Square").
  • A routine inspection during the train's stop in New York City, inspectors later said, found the angle cock in the correct, open position.
  • A game cock with neck extended served as the ship's figurehead. "Game Cock" was considered either a medium or extreme clipper.
  • On her idea, Kannaki provides an untrained cock on the pretense that she had trained the cock to fight, to Manickam.
  • In the Greek story, a cock and a dog go on a journey together.

  • A "cock horse" can mean a high-spirited horse, and the additional horse to assist pulling a cart or carriage up a hill.
  • Due to the juxtaposition of two hotels in the centre of town, "The Cock" and "The Bull" (both originally coaching inns on the main London [...] Chester turnpike), it is claimed locally that the common phrase "a cock and bull story" originated here.
  • The cocks-of-the-rock, which compose the genus "Rupicola", are large cotingid birds native to South America.
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