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cockfight

a fight between two gamecocks fitted with sharp metal spurs
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Rahim Bakhsh, 40, said that cock fighting had been a primitive tradition still prevalent across the country and even abroad.
I recognised Stoker, I seen him before taking bets for cock fighting.
The site on Mill Street is currently a council-owned car park, but was once a well-known Elizabethan cock fighting pit.
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Other killing for fun traditions like bear baiting and cock fighting have been consigned to the history books but despite the latest poll showing 80 per cent of the population not wishing to see a return to legalised fox hunting, the Conservatives have chosen to ignore the will of the people and pander instead to the wealthy and powerful.
It originated in India where it was prized for its fighting abilities and was bred for cocK fighting. The ancient GreeKs considered its valour worthy of Ares, a god of war, Athena, goddess of military intelligence, and Heracles, greatest of their heroes.
Anyway, as hens do not need a rooster in order to lay eggs, I cannot work out why someone would even want to keep roosters in a small back yard in an urban neighbourhood, unless they want to breed their own flock of hens, or they need an alarm clock, or they are being used for illegal cock fighting.
In the sport's early years, MMA - especially when fought in a cage - was often dubbed 'human cock fighting', but it seems people are now coming round to the sport.
Even cock fighting is prevalent in two states Louisiana and New Mexico in the United States.
And he revealed their three main scourges of dog fighting, badger baiting and cock fighting remained rife in 2010.
The competitions feature a wide variety of rural games like tug-of-war, horse races, horse dance, bullock-cart races and cock fighting.
Flora learns of the wartime occupation of the island, the native cock fighting, and the unspoken social dynamics that account for a cook and an amah known only as "cook" and "amah." There is also a bit of a mystery, an abandoned house on the hill where a light comes on in the late evening and a strange old man who sits and plays chess in the local store.