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

 cock·pit /ˈkɑkˌpɪt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cock·pit n.
 1. A pit, or inclosed area, for cockfights.
    Henry the Eighth had built . . . a cockpit.   --Macaulay.
 2. The Privy Council room at Westminster; -- so called because built on the site of the cockpit of Whitehall palace.
 3. Naut. (a) That part of a war vessel appropriated to the wounded during an engagement. (b) In yachts and other small vessels, a space lower than the rest of the deck, which affords easy access to the cabin.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: compartment where the pilot sits while flying the aircraft
      2: an enclosure for cockfights
      3: seat where the driver sits while driving a racing car