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Definition(s):

  • (n) a match in a cockpit between two fighting cocks heeled with metal gaffs

News

  1. Cockfighting: RSPCA Awarded over $90K Left by Gamblers at Melbourne Cockfight Bust

    A bust of what is called one of Melbourne's biggest rings resulted in a judge ordering the more than $90,000 left behind in gambling wagers to be forfeited to the Royal Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Before a cockfight begins, sharp blades are attached to the feet of both birds and they are placed in a pit to fight in a bloody bout where one of both will die, while bets are placed ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

  2. 52 arrested at Hardin Co. cockfight

    52 arrested at Hardin Co. cockfight Beaumont Enterprise Copyright 2013 Beaumont Enterprise. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 12:15 pm, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Cain said the department received a tip on Saturday that there was a dog fight happening at a mobile home off of U.S. 92 near the Tyler County line. Cain said a ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Beaumont Enterprise

  3. More than 50 arrested at Southeast Texas cockfight

    More than 50 people have been arrested at a cockfight in Southeast Texas.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Baytown Sun

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Quotes

  1. "There is a cockfight every five years, and politicians go out," said George Lamming, a noted Caribbean novelist and intellectual, referring to the election cycle. "The raison d'tre of being in politics is not the organization of social...
    on Jul 12, 2008 By: George Lamming Source: MiamiHerald.com

  2. Sadly for Dion, Simpson predicts the media "will concentrate on the political cockfight rather than examining the policy's substance, thereby inhibiting public understanding."
    on Jun 20, 2008 By: Jeffrey Simpson Source: Macleans.ca

  3. "I'm off to a cockfight," Reinado said with a grin as he drove away.
    on Feb 15, 2008 By: Alfredo Reinado Source: The Age

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