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Page 46 of 85 for the letter C

cock, cok, kok, cock-a-bendie, cock-a-bendy, cock-a-leekie, cocky-leeky, cockie-leikie, cockyleeky, cock-a-leikie, cockapentie, cockapenty, cock-a-penty, cock-a-pentie, cockertie-hewie, cockertie-hooie, cockityhooie, cockertehoy, cockerdehoy, cockie-bendie, cocky-bendy, cockybendie, cock-a-bendy, cock-a-bendie, cockie-breekie, cocka-breekie, cocky-breeky, cockiebreekum, cock-a-breekie, cockieleerie, cockleerie, cockie-leerie, cockaleerie, cockoleary, cock-a-lee-a-law, Ailsa cock, paidle cock, hauf-cock, cockmaleerie, cockmaleirie, cockit, haundcock, hancock, trampcock, tramp-cock, cockabendie, cockaloorie, kockaloorie, cockieloorie, kokkeluri, cockalourie, cockalowrie, cockach, kokkaloorie, gorcock, gor-cock, gorecock,
cock [kɔk]
n. A cock. A stack of hay. The target circle at the end of a curling rink.
dim. cockie
v. To cock, to raise in a threatening manner. To revive, to pick up after an illness etc. To resile from an engagement.
pt. pp. cockit adj. Set up, erect.

Compounds and phrases etc.

Ailsa cock ['elza-]: The puffin
air-cock: A weathercock.
bubbly-cock: A turkey.
cockach: NN.b. Cocky, conceited.
cockalourie: [I.Sh. kɔkə'luri] The ox-eye daisy. NN.b. A brightly coloured thing.
muckle cockalourie: I.Sh. The scentless mayweed Tripleurospermum maritimum.
cockapentie: A snob.
cockertie-hewie [-'hui, -'çjui, -'hɔi]: To ride on someone's shoulders.
cockieleerie ['kɔkɪ'li:ri], cockmaleerie [ -'mə'li:ri]: The sound made by a crowing cock, the cock itself.
cockit on: Perched on.
cockit up: Dressed-up showily.
cock-laft: The gallery in a church.
cock up wi: To indulge, pamper.
ebb cock: I.Sh. The redshank Totanus calidris.
esscock [ɛs-]: The dipper.
gorcock ['gɔr-]: The moor-cock or male of the red grouse Lagopus scoticus.
hauf-cock: Tipsy.
haundcock: U. A small heap of hay.
muircock: The male red grouse.
paidle-cock: NN. The lumpsucker.
screich cock: U. The mistle thrush.
storm cock: The mistle thrush Turdus viscivorus.
thristle-cock: I.Ork. The corn-bunting Miliaria calandra.
trampcock: U. A haycock tramped with the feet to compact it.
cockaud,
cockaud [kɔkɑ:d, kɔkɔ:d, N. I. kɔa:d]
n. A cockade

Compounds and phrases etc

black caucaud: A cockade of black leather, as the badge of the House of Hanover, in contrast to the white cockaud of the Stewarts and the Jacobites.
Cockburn, Coburn, Co'burn,
Cockburn ['kobʌrn]
pn. Cockburn.
Cockburnspath,
Cockburnspath ['kobrənzpɑθ, 'kop(ərsp)paθ]
pn. Cockburnspath. (Borders)
Cockennie, Cockenny, Cockinnie, Cockinny, Cockenie, Cockinie,
Cockennie ['kɑkɛne, 'kukəne]
pn. Cockenzie. (East Lothian)
cocker, coker, koker, kokker, cocher, kyucker, kukker, kukr, kuker, kuiker, kjucker, kokr, koker, quoickir, cockerin, kuikerin, kukkerin, kjuckerin, kyuckered, cockery, cockerie, cokerie, kokerie, kokkerie, cockle, cockle-ee, cockle-eed, cockle-ee'd,
cocker ['kɔkər, I.Sh. 'kjʌkər]
v. To rock, to totter, to walk unsteadily, place something in an insecure place. I.Sh. To coddle. To cheer up, to comfort, to revive by kindness and good treatment. To stimulate.

cockerin
n. I.Sh. Stimulation, cheering up.

cockery
adj. unsteady, shaky.

cockle [kɔkl, kokl]
v. To totter, be unsteady and easily knocked down or overturned.

Compounds and phrases etc.

cockle-ee: An eye with a squint.
hockerty-cockerty: Seated with one's legs astride another's shoulders.
cockernonie, cockernony, cockananny, cockaninny, cockernonnie, cockernonny,
cockernonie ['kɔkər'nɔnɪ, 'kɔkər'nonɪ, U. 'kɔka'nanɪ]
n. A gathering of hair tied in a ribbon or cap with a starched crown.
cockle,
cockle ['kɔkl]
n. A scallop.
cockle,
cockle ['kɔkl]
v. To cluck as a hen, to chuckle.

Compounds and phrases etc.

cockle up: To revive in health or spirits.
Cockmuir,
Cockmuir ['kokmi:r]
pn. Cockmuir. (Glasgow)

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