jungle cock

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n jungle cock male jungle fowl
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Usage

In literature:

In the jungle Tantor cocked his ears as the sound of Korak's voice fell upon them.
"The Son of Tarzan" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
The common jungle-cock (Gallus bankiva) was also obtained here.
"The Malay Archipelago" by Alfred Russell Wallace
After an hour's walk, and just as the sun was setting, a sudden crash in a jungle a few yards from us brought the rifles upon full cock.
"The Rifle and The Hound in Ceylon" by Samuel White Baker
Although there were no houses within half a mile of camp we were surprised on our first night to hear cocks crowing in the jungle.
"Camps and Trails in China" by Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
Jungle Cock East Indies and Burma.
"Our Vanishing Wild Life" by William T. Hornaday
The soothing silence of the woodland was broken only by the crowing of a jungle cock.
"The Elephant God" by Gordon Casserly
Those are jungle cocks crowing.
"The Rajah of Dah" by George Manville Fenn
We saw several more jungle cocks on our way.
"In the Eastern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
The crow of the cock, which is heard chiefly in the morning and the evening, is not like that of the red jungle-fowl.
"Birds of the Indian Hills" by Douglas Dewar
Deer, jungle-cock, wild hogs, and cattle are to be found in the plains and forests near the lake.
"The Great White Tribe in Filipinia" by Paul T. Gilbert
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