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 Cock of the North.Cock-a-hoop 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cock of the Walk.
 
The dominant bully or master spirit. The place where barn-door fowls are fed is called the walk, and if there is more than one cock they will fight for the supremacy of this domain.   1
 


 Cock of the North.Cock-a-hoop 

 
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