Cocking vs Hocking - What's the difference?

cocking | hocking |


As verbs the difference between cocking and hocking

is that cocking is while hocking is .

As a noun cocking

is (archaic) the hunting of gamecocks.

As an adjective cocking

is (vulgar) offensive or worthless.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

cocking

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Verb

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  • Noun

  • (archaic) The hunting of gamecocks.
  • (obsolete) Cockfighting.
  • * 1792 , The European Magazine, and London Review (volume 21, page 313)
  • Thus circumstanced, he became the avowed companion of sharpers and gamblers, attended cockings and races

    Derived terms

    * cocker, cocker spaniel

    Adjective

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  • (vulgar) offensive or worthless
  • * 2000 , Neil Kurtzman, Doing Nothing (page 180)
  • "Son of a cocking bastard."

    hocking

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