- n. cock-fighting.
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alectryomachy — (n.) cock fighting, 1650s, from Gk. alektryon cock (see ALECTRYOMANCY (Cf. alectryomancy)) + MACHY (Cf. machy) … Etymology dictionary
alectryomachy — rare 0. (əˌlɛktrɪˈɒməkɪ) [f. Gr. ἀλεκτρυών cock + µαχία fighting.] Cock fighting. Blount Glossogr. Bailey. Ash, etc … Useful english dictionary
alectryomachy — cock fighting Fighting and Combat … Phrontistery dictionary
Fighting and Combat — Have you ever seen one of those old westerns when some grizzled and toothless saloon patron says them s fighting words ? Well, here they are all twenty one of them! These words, all very obscure, refer to fighting, combat or conflict, whether… … Phrontistery dictionary
alectoromachy — (əˌlɛktəˈrɒməkɪ) [See following words.] A variant of alectryomachy. in Craig … Useful english dictionary