cock

cock
I 1. [kɒk]
nome
1) (rooster) gallo m.; (male bird) maschio m. (d'uccello)
2) volg. (penis) uccello m., cazzo m.
3) (of hay, straw) covone m.
4) (weather vane) banderuola f.
5) (of gun) cane m.

at full cock — col cane sollevato in posizione di sparo

2.
modificatore [pheasant, sparrow] maschio

cock bird — uccello maschio

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to be cock of the walk — spreg. essere il gallo della Checca

to go off at half cock — colloq. (be hasty) = cominciare, partire troppo in anticipo

to live like fighting cocks — vivere da pascià

II [kɒk]
verbo transitivo
1) (raise)

to cock an eyebrow — sollevare le sopracciglia

to cock a leg — alzare una zampa

to cock an ear, to keep an ear cocked — tendere l'orecchio

2) (tilt) reclinare [head]
3) mil. alzare il cane di, armare [gun]
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[kok] 1. noun
1) (the male of birds, especially of the domestic fowl: a cock and three hens; (also adjective) a cock sparrow.) gallo; maschio di animali
2) (a kind of tap for controlling the flow of liquid, gas etc.) valvola
3) (a slang word for the penis.) uccello
2. verb
1) (to cause to stand upright or to lift: The dog cocked its ears.) drizzare
2) (to draw back the hammer of (a gun).) armare il cane
3) (to tilt up or sideways (especially a hat).) mettere di sghembo
- cocky
- cock-and-bull story
- cock-crow
- cock-eyed
- cocksure
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[kɒk]
1. n
1) (rooster) gallo, (male bird) maschio
2) (fam!: penis) cazzo fam!
2. vt
(gun) armare

to cock (up) one's ears (also) fig — drizzare le orecchie

to cock a snook at — (make rude gesture) fare marameo a, fig burlarsi di

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cock (1) /kɒk/
n.
1 gallo
2 maschio (di molti volatili): cock pheasant, fagiano; cock robin, pettirosso maschio
3 (GB) maschio (di salmone, trota o granchio)
4 rubinetto; valvola
5 cane (d'arma da fuoco): at half cock, col cane sollevato a metà; at full cock, col cane in posizione di sparo
6 ago (della bilancia)
7 (= weathercock) banderuola; gallo (fam.)
8 gnomone (di meridiana)
9 ponte del bilanciere (di orologio)
10 inclinazione, piega: His right eye was hidden by the rakish cock of his hat, il suo occhio destro era nascosto dal cappello messo alla malandrina
11 (al vocat.) (slang GB) amico
12 (volg.) uccello, cazzo (volg.)
13 [u] (slang) fesserie; stronzate; cazzate; fregnacce: to talk a lot of cock, dire un mucchio di stronzate
● (scozz.) cock-a-leekie, zuppa di pollo e porri □ cock-and-bull story, storia inverosimile; fandonia; panzana; gran balla (pop.) □ cock-crow (o cock-crowing), canto del gallo; (fig.) alba □ (bot.) cock's foot ► cocksfoot □ cock-nest, nido costruito da un uccello maschio (come fa lo scricciolo) □ (fig.) cock of the walk, chi si dà arie da padrone; chi la fa da padrone; padreterno □ (zool.) cock of the wood (Tetrao urogallus), gallo di montagna, gallo cedrone.
cock (2) /kɒk/
n.
mucchio (di fieno, ecc.).
(to) cock (1) /kɒk/
A v. t.
1 alzare; drizzare: The dog cocked his ears [his hind leg], il cane ha drizzato le orecchie [ha alzato la zampa di dietro]
2 alzare il cane di (un'arma da fuoco); armare (un fucile, ecc.)
3 alzare e tirare indietro (il braccio), piegare verso l'alto (il polso: per lanciare o colpire qc.)
B v. i.
(delle orecchie di un animale) drizzarsi; assumere una posizione eretta
to cock one's eye at sb., dare un'occhiata d'intesa a q.; ammiccare a q.to cock one's hat, mettersi il cappello di sghembo (o sulle ventitré) □ to cock one's nose, arricciare (o storcere) il naso □ to cock a snook at sb., fare marameo a q.; (fig.) sbeffeggiare, fare uno sberleffo a q.
(to) cock (2) /kɒk/
v. t.
(arc.) ammucchiare (fieno).
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I 1. [kɒk]
nome
1) (rooster) gallo m.; (male bird) maschio m. (d'uccello)
2) volg. (penis) uccello m., cazzo m.
3) (of hay, straw) covone m.
4) (weather vane) banderuola f.
5) (of gun) cane m.

at full cock — col cane sollevato in posizione di sparo

2.
modificatore [pheasant, sparrow] maschio

cock bird — uccello maschio

••

to be cock of the walk — spreg. essere il gallo della Checca

to go off at half cock — colloq. (be hasty) = cominciare, partire troppo in anticipo

to live like fighting cocks — vivere da pascià

II [kɒk]
verbo transitivo
1) (raise)

to cock an eyebrow — sollevare le sopracciglia

to cock a leg — alzare una zampa

to cock an ear, to keep an ear cocked — tendere l'orecchio

2) (tilt) reclinare [head]
3) mil. alzare il cane di, armare [gun]

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