Definition of Black cock

1. Noun. Male black grouse.

Exact synonyms: Blackcock
Generic synonyms: Black Grouse

Definition of Black cock

1. Noun. (Scotland Wales Northern England) the black grouse. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Black Cock

black card
black cardamom
black cards
black carpet beetle
black carpet beetles
black cat
black cataract
black catechu
black chamber
black chanterelle
black chanterelles
black cherry
black cherry tree
black coal
black coals
black cock (current term)
black cocks
black coffee
black coffees
black cohosh
black comedy
black coral
black cottonwood
black currant
black cypress pine
black diamond
black disease
black drop effect
black duck

Literary usage of Black cock

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"black cock. To mai a black cock of one, to shoot one, S.; as in Б. to briny dovu one's bird. " The Mac-Ivors, Sir, hae gotten it into their head*, ..."

2. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1895)
"Sacrifice of a black cock to cure Epilepsy. A black cock—one hatched in March ... When a cow had the liver disease a black cock was placed between the legs ..."

3. Superstitions of the Highlands & Islands of Scotland by John Gregorson Campbell (1900)
"THE CROWING OF THE black cock. A woman in I slay (the story was heard in Tiree) was taken by the Fairies, leaving an infant who was baptised by the name of ..."

4. Popular tales from the Norse by Peter C Asbjornsen (1859)
"on a time the Cock, the Cuckoo, and the Black-cock bought a cow between them. ... That's what the Black-cock said. And now, can you tell me which of them ..."

5. The Game Birds and Wild Fowl of Sweden and Norway: With an Account of the by Llewellyn Lloyd (1867)
"The Spel of the Black-Cock.—Combative Propensities.—Cross Breeding. ... As regards the Scandinavian Peninsula, the Black- Cock is much more abundant, ..."

6. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"black cock. To mai a black cock of one, to shoot one, S.; as in Б. to briny dovu one's bird. " The Mac-Ivors, Sir, hae gotten it into their head*, ..."

7. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1895)
"Sacrifice of a black cock to cure Epilepsy. A black cock—one hatched in March ... When a cow had the liver disease a black cock was placed between the legs ..."

8. Superstitions of the Highlands & Islands of Scotland by John Gregorson Campbell (1900)
"THE CROWING OF THE black cock. A woman in I slay (the story was heard in Tiree) was taken by the Fairies, leaving an infant who was baptised by the name of ..."

9. Popular tales from the Norse by Peter C Asbjornsen (1859)
"on a time the Cock, the Cuckoo, and the Black-cock bought a cow between them. ... That's what the Black-cock said. And now, can you tell me which of them ..."

10. The Game Birds and Wild Fowl of Sweden and Norway: With an Account of the by Llewellyn Lloyd (1867)
"The Spel of the Black-Cock.—Combative Propensities.—Cross Breeding. ... As regards the Scandinavian Peninsula, the Black- Cock is much more abundant, ..."

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