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cocked

mod. drunk. She’s too cocked to drive. You drive her home.
See also: cock
References in classic literature ?
Tuckle, dressed out with the cocked hat and stick, danced the frog hornpipe among the shells on the table, while the gentleman in blue played an accompaniment upon an ingenious musical instrument formed of a hair-comb upon a curl-paper.
When cocked and loaded, crossbow fails to fire: It's possible that as in the previous example, the bow was not fully cocked.
They can be cocked indefinitely, so they don't need to be drawn when a target presents itself; they are fired from the shoulder and equipped with optics, so obtaining lethal accuracy requires less of a learning curve; they are capable of faster velocities than vertical bows; and they can be operated by hunters who cannot draw and hold a traditional bow, including smaller individuals and the disabled.
A single action revolver has a loading gate on the right side, and the hammer is cocked to half-cock to free the cylinder so it can be turned as it's loaded.
Gas springs are the latest thing in spring-piston airguns, and they come with many advantages--lighter weight, no power loss from being cocked a long time, greater resistance to cold weather, less vibration and so on.
While observing a number of different crossbows being cocked, I could clearly see a need for a better way this could be accomplished.
We worked in symphony Until the field was cocked And Kilkenny had won.
The slide will not cycle and the weapon will not be cocked, but the indicator will still be raised because of the cartridge in the chamber.
1 : to turn or tip upward or to one side <The puppy cocked her head when she heard your voice.
The light trigger press may contribute to an unintentional discharge, requiring the user to operate a manual safety when carrying the weapon with the hammer cocked.
After you've finished the safety/ function check, put the safety lever in the SAFE position and try to cock the hammer to the fully cocked position with your thumb.
A cocking indicator pin shows if the bolt is cocked.
PAUL HANAGAN, currently the country's leading apprentice with 16 winners this season, is the Cocked Hat Northern Apprentice of the Month for May.