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 Cock up your Head [foot, etc.].Cock your Hat (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cock your Eye (To)
 
is to shut one eye and look with the other; to glance at. A “cock-eye” is a squinting eye, and “cock-eyed” is having squinting eyes. In many phrases, cock means to turn. (See above.)   1
 


 Cock up your Head [foot, etc.].Cock your Hat (To). 

 
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