cock-crow

cock-crow
noun (early morning: He gets up at cock-crow.) canto del gallo, alba

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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  • cock-crow — cockˈ crow noun Early morning, when cocks crow • • • Main Entry: ↑cock …   Useful english dictionary

  • cock|crow — «KOK KROH», noun. 1. the crowing of a rooster. 2. the time when roosters begin to crow; dawn …   Useful english dictionary

  • cock crow — call of a rooster; dawn …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cock|crow|ing — «KOK KROH ihng», noun. = cockcrow. (Cf. ↑cockcrow) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cock — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a a male bird, esp. of a domestic fowl. b a male lobster, crab, or salmon. c = WOODCOCK. 2 Brit. sl. (usu. old cock as a form of address) a friend; a fellow. 3 coarse sl. the penis. 4 Brit. sl. nonsense. Usage: In senses 3, 4… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cock — I. n. 1. Male (of birds). 2. Chanticleer, rooster [U. S.]. 3. Cock crowing, cock crow. 4. Faucet, turn valve, stop cock. 5. Hammer (of gunlock). 6. Turning up, turn, toss, perking …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • cock-crowing — n. 1. Crowing of the cock, cock crow, cock. 2. Dawn, day break, peep of day, first flush of the morning …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Cock — (k[o^]k), n. [AS. coc; of unknown origin, perh. in imitation of the cry of the cock. Cf. {Chicken}.] 1. The male of birds, particularly of gallinaceous or domestic fowls. [1913 Webster] 2. A vane in the shape of a cock; a weathercock. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cock and bull story — Cock Cock (k[o^]k), n. [AS. coc; of unknown origin, perh. in imitation of the cry of the cock. Cf. {Chicken}.] 1. The male of birds, particularly of gallinaceous or domestic fowls. [1913 Webster] 2. A vane in the shape of a cock; a weathercock.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cock of the plains — Cock Cock (k[o^]k), n. [AS. coc; of unknown origin, perh. in imitation of the cry of the cock. Cf. {Chicken}.] 1. The male of birds, particularly of gallinaceous or domestic fowls. [1913 Webster] 2. A vane in the shape of a cock; a weathercock.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cock of the rock — Cock Cock (k[o^]k), n. [AS. coc; of unknown origin, perh. in imitation of the cry of the cock. Cf. {Chicken}.] 1. The male of birds, particularly of gallinaceous or domestic fowls. [1913 Webster] 2. A vane in the shape of a cock; a weathercock.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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