noun. a match in a cockpit between two fighting cocks heeled with metal gaffs.
- cock (English)
- cock (Middle English (1100-1500))
- fight (English)
- feoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Example sentences of the word cockfight
1. Noun, singular or mass
If you don't have enough hens or if one rooster is particularly aggressive, a cockfight to the death could occur.