cockup

cockup

[kok-uhp]
noun
1.
an upward turn or curl at the top of something.
2.
a cap or hat with the front turned up.
3.
British Slang. mess; botch.

Origin:
1685–95; cock2 + up

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cockup (ˈkɒkˌʌp)
 
n
1.  slang (Brit) something done badly
 
vb
2.  (of an animal) to raise (its ears), esp in an alert manner
3.  slang (Brit) to botch

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