Cock

What is Cock ?

Cock is (noun) a male bird, especially a male domestic chicken We were woken by the cocks crowing. (NOTE: The US term is rooster.)(verb) 1. to cock your ears to listen carefully for something The dogs sat by the edge of the field, their ears cocked. 2. to set a gun ready for firing He cocked his gun and waited.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level