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jungle cock

noun
1.
the male of the jungle fowl.
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  • A faint flush showed in the east, and presently a jungle-cock greeted the dawn.

    The Taming of the Jungle Dr. C. W. Doyle
  • Deer, jungle-cock, wild hogs, and cattle are to be found in the plains and forests near the lake.

  • It had brown wings, a dark body, and a piece of jungle-cock feather, and it was fastened to a sea-trout casting-line.

    Angling Sketches Andrew Lang
  • Now and again the jungle-cock shouts his defiant reveille in a startling fashion, breaking the almost solemn silence.

    The Pearl of India Maturin M. Ballou

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