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[kok-er-uh l, kok-ruh l] /ˈkɒk ər əl, ˈkɒk rəl/

a young domestic cock.
/ˈkɒkərəl; ˈkɒkrəl/
a young domestic cock, usually less than a year old

“young cock,” mid-15c. (late 12c. as a surname), apparently a diminutive of cock (n.1). Despite the form, no evidence that it is from French.


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