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cock-of-the-rock



Pronunciation: (kok'uv-&thslash;u-rok'), [key]
n.,
pl. cocks-of-the-rock.

a brilliant orange-red bird of the genus Rupicola, of northern South America, having an erect crest that conceals the bill.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

cockneyismcock of the walk
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