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verb [transitive] cock pronunciation in British English /kɒk/
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present tense
I/you/we/theycock
he/she/itcocks
present participlecocking
past tensecocked
past participlecocked
  1. 1
    to raise or turn a part of your body

    She cocked her head to listen.

    He stood looking amused, with one eyebrow cocked.

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