Definition of blackcock in English:

blackcock

Line breaks: black|cock
Pronunciation: /ˈblakkɒk
 
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noun (plural same)

  • The male of the black grouse.
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    • The black grouse (or blackcock) has actually become extinct on Dartmoor.
    • Similarly I can recall seeing blackcock, grouse, ring ousel and merlin on Exmoor until the mid sixties.
    • He was a good shot and a blackcock, killed when out shooting with the Duke of Northumberland, was for many years exhibited in Keilder Castle.

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