Game-cock



[geym-kok] /ˈgeɪmˌkɒk/

noun
1.
a rooster of a fighting breed, or one bred and trained for fighting.
/ˈɡeɪmˌkɒk/
noun
1.
a cock bred and trained for fighting Also called fighting cock

1670s, from game (adj.) in the sporting sense + cock (n.1). Figurative use by 1727.

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