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Cocker

COCKER

kok'-er (titheneo, "to nurse," "coddle," "pamper"):

Occurs only in Ecclesiasticus 30:9 with the meaning "to pamper": "Cocker thy child, and he shall make thee afraid"; so Shakespeare, "a cockered silken wanton"; now seldom used; Jean Ingelow, "Poor folks cannot afford to cocker themselves."


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'COCKER'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.