cock

1) A small ship’s boat, also called a cock-boat.

1390 lego ... unam navem vocatam Farcost, cum le cok et batilla’, Hornsea Beck

1505 To my wyffe and Alexr my sonne, the halfe of my v mannys’ koke

the othere halfe to John and Henry, Scarborough.

dates 1390 1505

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2) A conical pile or heap of hay.

1549 Item to William Douson at the seyght of neyghtbors for a coke of heye [price omitted], Grinton. The verb was also used: 1787 Raked and cocked the hill in the Lawn Ings, Sessay.

places Sessay Grinton
dates 1549 1787

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