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gamecock

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡeɪmkɒk
 
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(also gamefowl /-faʊl/)

Definition of gamecock in English:

noun

A cock bred and trained for cockfighting.
Example sentences
  • A ferocious blood-sport, probably introduced by the Romans, in which intensively trained gamecocks with metal or bone spurs slipped over their natural ones were set to fight, usually to the death, on a stage in a circular pit.
  • Poultry chicks and gamecocks entering Hawaii in this way skipped the regular agricultural inspections.
  • You can legally own a gamecock in 18 states and visit a cockfight as a spectator in nine.

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