Sentence Examples with the word Cocks

Normandy's apparatus, although economical and producing water of good quality, is very complex in its structure, consisting of very numerous working parts, with elaborate arrangements of pipes, cocks and other fittings.

Then, like the crowing of cocks at sunrise, this was repeated by others from various sides and all became silent.

On one side are a boar and a leopard confronting each other, and on the other side two cocks in the same heraldic arrangement.

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After the first moult the difference between the sexes is shown by the hens inclining to yellowish-green, while the cocks become diversified by orange-yellow and red, their plumage finally deepening into a rich crimson-red, varied in places by a flamecolour.

The cocks are then closed.

TALGARTH, a decayed market town in Breconshire, South Wales, situated on the Ennig near its junction with the Llynfi (a tributary of the Wye), with a station on the joint line of the Cambrian and Midland companies from Brecon to Three Cocks Junction (22 m.

Same with cocked hats; the cocks form gable-end eave-troughs, Flask.

He lives on the sea, as prairie cocks in the prairie; he hides among the waves, he climbs them as chamois hunters climb the Alps.

The general and colonel looked sternly and significantly at one another like two fighting cocks preparing for battle, each vainly trying to detect signs of cowardice in the other.

By the time they got near Mozhaysk and began ascending the steep hill into the town, the cocks were already crowing.