Translation of gamecock in Spanish:

gamecock

gallo de pelea, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɡeɪmkɑk//ˈɡeɪmkɒk/

noun

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    gallo de pelea masculine
    gallo de riña masculine South America
    • One review of surviving 1828 materials claims that ‘his matrimonial affairs, his profanity, his gamecocks and race horses, his duels and brawls, were the subject of merciless campaign propaganda’.
    • In the novel's second part, when she is sold off to a North Carolina slaver, she is able to pass on her father's narrative to her son, an accomplished gamecock trainer, who does the same with his children.
    • Birds bred from proven winners command higher prices, but most gamefowl sell for between $150 and $200 apiece.
    • A ferocious blood-sport, probably introduced by the Romans, in which intensively trained gamecocks with metal or bone spurs slipped over their natural ones were set to fight, usually to the death, on a stage in a circular pit.
    • His exaggerated body movements and words remind me of a gamecock.
    • The main gamefowl breeds are of the Aseel and Malay-type.
    • You can legally own a gamecock in 18 states and visit a cockfight as a spectator in nine.
    • Yet in the most furious bouts against the local greenfinches, with feathers ruffled and wings dropped like a gamecock, he continues singing his challenges.
    • Poultry chicks and gamecocks entering Hawaii in this way skipped the regular agricultural inspections.
    • These are considered separate breeds and fit in a larger category of gamefowl that include: Yamato Gunkei and Chibi.
    • ALMOST 100 birds were on show when Holcombe Old English Game Fowl Club held its annual gamecock show in Ramsbottom.
    • In other words, the gamecock sparring match is conducted in rounds with rest periods between rounds.