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cocked

slang Drunk Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really cocked!
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cocked

mod. drunk. She’s too cocked to drive. You drive her home.
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Some shooters simply cannot feel comfortable carrying a 1911 cocked, even if firing it requires releasing two safeties and pressing the trigger.
The Mission SUB-1 XR balanced and maneuvered well with its short overall length and cocked width.
It delivers velocities over 600 fps, yet can still be cocked by men of average strength.
Generally, single-action handguns come with manual devices that disable the trigger mechanism so that users can carry the weapon with the hammer cocked and ready to fire but locked so that it cannot be activated until the release of the safety--also known as "cocked and locked." Model 1911 .45-automatic handgun variations also have a grip safety that makes the weapon inoperable until the officer holds and manually presses the lever.
A few years after the success of Colt's single-action revolvers, British gunmakers came up with the idea of linking the hammer to the trigger so that the revolver could be both cocked and fired by pulling the trigger.
A glance at the Jazz Diary will reveal that The Cocked Hat Works Band will be there on Sunday afternoon at the usual start time of 12.30pm.
Align a yard and a half outside the OT, slightly cocked inside with the inside hand down.
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.
I have witnessed more accidental discharges with cocked and locked autos to convince me that it is not for everyone.
The blocker establishes contact by driving his hands from the cocked position right into the defender's numbers.
When cocked and loaded, crossbow fails to fire: It's possible that as in the previous example, the bow was not fully cocked.