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cock

1. vulgar slang The penis.
2. rude slang A mean, boorish, or contemptible person, especially a male. Don't be such a cock, Tom. Have a little class, for God's sake.
3. dated vulgar slang The vagina. Used primarily in the Southern US, especially in African-American communities.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

cock

1. n. the penis. (Taboo. Usually objectionable. Mainly in parts of the South, this refers instead to the female genitals.) He made some joke about a cock, but nobody laughed.
2. n. the female genitals. (In southern parts of the U.S.) The doctor heard her say something about her “cock” and had no idea what to expect during the examination.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Cocking the XR, with its 80 percent letoff and RS Tread riser, was easy, as was de-cocking it with the decocking mechanism.
Cranks and rope cocking aids are almost a must up there.
It also shoots to two different impact points, depending on whether or not the cocking aid is left on the barrel when shooting.
Three years later came another big moment when he won the Joe Robinson award for being the man-of-the-match in the Sykes Cup final as Holmfirth beat Kirkheaton at Elland, where Cocking starred with the ball, taking four for 54 from 21 overs.
With the gun assembled, open the action and you will be able to see the cocking lever extending forward from the center of the receiver in the trough in the receiver and the cocking plunger extending back from under the barrels.
Mr Noble, 60, of Shepley, and Mr Cocking, 66, from Marsden, have been singing traditional songs together since 1983.
To fire the pistol, the cocking lever is depressed with the thumb just like the thumb safety would be.
Safety did not engage while cocking, but crossbow will fire: It shouldn't happen, but I've encountered this on bows from several different manufacturers.
Giving them their due, they do send all the parts needed for installation and instructions that should be read by the first-time user, "Smoother operation will be obtained by honing a 45-degree bevel 1/32 inch back on leading or left edge of cocking piece engaging surface.
The slide cycles, reloading the chamber, and cocking the striker again.
As alternatives for easier crossbow cocking, there are various methods of cranking the bow by means of a pulley and hand crank.
In a past issue of American Gunsmith you published a problem I was encountering with the lack of a cocking lever spring on a Winchester 24 double shotgun.
I feel that since I have already just walked in and hooked my gear to my pull-up rope, the movement involved in cocking my crossbow won't hurt.
I notice in the schematic for the Winchester 24 shotgun a part called the "cocking lever spring", however, one of my customer's gun does not contain this spring.