ACOCK

Etymology

Adverb

acock (comparative more acock, superlative most acock)

In a cocked or turned-up fashion.

defiantly

Proper noun

Acock

A surname.

Source: Wiktionary


A*cock", adv. Etym: [Pref. a- + cock.]

Definition: In a cocked or turned up fashion.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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