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cockfight

a fight between two gamecocks fitted with sharp metal spurs
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I recognised Stoker, I seen him before taking bets for cock fighting.
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.
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.
The Operation Seal inquiry was set up jointly between Northumbria Police and the RSPCA's special operations unit after an intelligence-led operation into badger baiting and cock fighting in Northumberland.
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.
If we listen to them then why not bring back badger baiting, cock fighting, otter hunting and even whaling?
If the Alliance were to have their way - and let's face it, it's a big IF - we might just as well return to the dark ages of bull, bear and badger baiting and cock fighting.
For example: Baptist car racing, or perhaps cock fighting down at the local Mormon Church.
IMAGINE the outcry if bear baiting or cock fighting had been televised this week.
Ms Fitzgibbon said: "I imagine the same sort of people are involved in both dog fighting and cock fighting.