Mother says cocky Doodle is better than an alarm clock, for you don't have to wind him.
Then the boy went up to the horse, and said, “cocky, you ridem me?”
cocky to a degree—simply think no end of themselves—and lose their hair altogether at the first little playful joke.
cocky would have called it Destiny, and Tudway, "Outside chance."
And when John Broom grasped him by both legs and began to descend, cocky pecked him vigorously.
Eventually the book was purchased by cocky Jones, but not without a row.
cocky stood by talking pleasantly till a little shower came up.
I got to know of this affair through Robbins' backing up of cocky, and telling Urquhart that nobody was afraid of him.
Let 'em come here and match craniums with me, that they think it smart to call 'cocky'!
But in a quarter of a minute, cocky had sailed a quarter of a mile, and was rocking himself on the top of an old willow-tree.