Definition of Cockfightings

1. cockfighting [n] - See also: cockfighting

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cockfightings

cockets
cockeye
cockeyed
cockeyedly
cockeyedness
cockeyednesses
cockeyes
cockface
cockfaces
cockfag
cockfags
cockfight
cockfighter
cockfighters
cockfighting
cockfightings (current term)
cockfights
cockheads
cockhorse
cockhorses
cockieleekie
cockier
cockies
cockiest
cockily
cockiness
cockinesses
cocking
cocking of a snook

Literary usage of Cockfightings

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1. Georgical Essays by Alexander Hunter (1803)
"There is no public-house at Humberston; nor do the parishioners desire one: and on this account there are no cockfightings or gaming, within the parish; ..."

2. Bibliomania: Or Book-madness; a Bibliographical Romance by Thomas Frognall ( Dibdin (1876)
"I will they use no cockfightings, nor riding about of victory, nor disputing at Saint Bartholomew, which is but foolish babbling and loss of time. ..."

3. Bibliomania: Or Book-madness; a Bibliographical Romance by Thomas Frognall Dibdin (1876)
"I will they use no cockfightings, nor riding about of victory, nor disputing at Saint Bartholomew, which is but foolish babbling and loss of time. ..."

4. Collected Papers of Henry Bradshaw by Henry Bradshaw, Francis Jenkinson (1889)
"... up and down the Country, is at all hors-matches and cockfightings, appears in Grey clothes and a ..."

5. Games, Gaming, and Gamesters' Law by Francis Frederick Brandt (1871)
"... others have won money fairly and on the " square by downright gaming and betting." The same author adds, " It's true cards, dice, cockfightings, races, ..."

6. An Account of the Gospel Labours, and Christian Experiences of a Faithful by John Churchman (1780)
"... fuch as drinkers of healths, fome that had been at cockfightings and races, and one or more marriages out of the order of truth: which gave me an ..."

7. Report of the commissioners by Great Britain Schools Inquiry Commission, Schools inquiry commission (1869)
"The schoolmaster and usher not to make or use any potations, cockfightings, or drinkings, but only twice in the year; nor take any other gifts whereby the ..."

8. John Bunyan, His Life, Times and Work by John Brown (1886)
"... permitted and were present at cockfightings in the chancell of the said church in or about the sacred place where the communion table stands, ..."

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