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cockney

  

      n  
1    often cap   a native of London, esp. of the working class born in the East End, speaking a characteristic dialect of English. Traditionally defined as someone born within the sound of the bells of St. Mary-le-Bow church  
2    the urban dialect of London or its East End  
3      (Austral)   a young snapper fish  
      adj  
4    characteristic of cockneys or their dialect of English  
     (C14: from cokeney, literally: cock's egg, later applied contemptuously to townsmen, from cokene, genitive plural of cok cock1 + ey egg1)  
  cockneyish      adj  
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cockneyfy, Cockayne, cockeye, cocky

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