cock a leg

cock a leg

slang To urinate, as of a male dog. The dog's been inside for hours—take him out so he can cock a leg.
See also: cock, leg

cock a leg

(especially of a male dog) urinate. informal euphemistic
See also: cock, leg
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I contrasted this with their attitude towards one of their own who allowed his Yorkshire terrier to cock a leg and relieve himself at length on to a box of leeks.