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cockfight

[kok-fahyt] /ˈkɒkˌfaɪt/
noun
1.
a fight between specially bred gamecocks usually fitted with spurs.
Origin
1485-1495
1485-95; cock1 + fight
Related forms
cockfighting, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cockfights

cockfight

/ˈkɒkˌfaɪt/
noun
1.
a fight between two gamecocks fitted with sharp metal spurs
Derived Forms
cockfighting, noun
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