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cock‐fighting

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft

in A Dictionary of British History

Third edition

ISBN: 9780191758027
Published online July 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191758027
cock‐fighting

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A ferocious blood‐sport, probably introduced by the Romans, in which intensively trained gamecocks with metal or bone spurs were set

Reference Entry.  91 words. 

Subjects: British History

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