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  1. weathercock

    • IPA[ˈweT͟Hərˌkäk]

    美式

    • n.
      a weathervane in the form of a rooster.
    • v.
      (of a boat or aircraft) tend to turn its head into the wind; gripe
    • verb: weathercock, 3rd person present: weathercocks, gerund or present participle: weathercocking, past tense: weathercocked, past participle: weathercocked

    • noun: weathercock, plural noun: weathercocks

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a weathervane in the form of a rooster.

    動詞

    • 1. (of a boat or aircraft) tend to turn its head into the wind; gripe he sometimes has a problem with the boat weathercocking before she can gather way on a new tack
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    • IPA[ˈwɛðəkɒk]

    英式

    • n.
      a weathervane in the form of a cockerel.
    • v.
      (of a boat or aircraft) tend to turn to head into the wind: he sometimes has a problem with the boat weathercocking before she can gather way on a new tack

    Oxford Dictionary