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Autor:  Dale/CR
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  26/OUT/2008 10:42 PM
Assunto:  Translation
 
Mensagem:  MERRIAM-WEBSTER

Main Entry: gamecock    Pronunciation Guide
Pronunciation: primarystressdoublehyphensecondarystressdoublehyphen
Function: noun
Etymology: 1game
1 : a male game fowl
2 : a combative indomitable plucky person <fierce little gamecock of a commander -- Dixon Wecter> <the slim and defiant little gamecock of a man -- Edgar Johnson>

So, if we're talking about a bird, we're talking about a bird that you can hunt (such as a "faisao" or certain types of "pombas", not a fighting cock).


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Translation  –  Brunno  26/OUT/2008, 4:02 PM
Translation  –  Márcio Farias  26/OUT/2008, 9:27 PM
 Translation  –  Dale/CR  26/OUT/2008, 10:42 PM
Translation  –  Johannes  27/OUT/2008, 6:54 AM
Translation  –  Dale/CR  27/OUT/2008, 11:53 AM
Translation  –  Brunno  27/OUT/2008, 8:07 PM

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