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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cock v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cocked p. pr. & vb. n. Cocking.]
 1. To set erect; to turn up.
    Our Lightfoot barks, and cocks his ears.   --Gay.
    Dick would cock his nose in scorn.   --Swift.
 2. To shape, as a hat, by turning up the brim.
 3. To set on one side in a pert or jaunty manner.
    They cocked their hats in each other's faces.   --Macaulay.
 4. To turn (the eye) obliquely and partially close its lid, as an expression of derision or insinuation.
 Cocked hat. (a) A hat with large, stiff flaps turned up to a peaked crown, thus making its form triangular; -- called also three-cornered hat. (b) A game similar to ninepins, except that only three pins are used, which are set up at the angles of a triangle.