Definition of Cockshy. Meaning of Cockshy. Synonyms of Cockshy

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Definition of Cockshy

Cockshy Cock"shy`, n. 1. A game in which trinkets are set upon sticks, to be thrown at by the players; -- so called from an ancient popular sport which consisted in ``shying' or throwing cudgels at live cocks. 2. An object at which stones are flung. ``Making a cockshy of him,' replied the hideous small boy. --Dickens.

Meaning of Cockshy from wikipedia

- selected as the favourite place on which to place empty bottles "for a ****shy." Names have been carved, or scratched, or daubed on every part of the...