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

 pet·cock /ˈpɛtˌkɑk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 pet, a. Petted; indulged; favorite; admired; cherished; as, a pet child; a pet lamb; a pet theory; a pet animal.
    Some young lady's pet curate.   --F. Harrison.
 Pet cock.  Mach. A little faucet in a water pipe or pump, to let air out, or at the end of a steam cylinder, to drain it. [Also spelled petcock.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : regulator consisting of a small cock or faucet or valve for
          letting out air or releasing compression or draining