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1. a person given to vain, pretentious displays and empty chatter; coxcomb; fop.
2. Brit. Dial.a woodpecker, esp. the green woodpecker.
3. Archaic.the figure of a parrot usually fixed on a pole and used as a target in archery and gun shooting.
4. Archaic.a parrot.
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