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See definition of weathercock on Dictionary.com
  • as inweather vane
  • as invane

synonyms for weathercock

  • anemometer
  • cock
  • vane
  • wind vane
  • windsock
  • feather
  • fan
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How to use weathercock in a sentence

A weathercock and two towers visible amid the trees marked the site of the town.
MARGUERITEANATOLE FRANCE
They were, in fact, clasped around the leg of the weathercock.
THE ADVENTURES OF HARRY REVELSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
And just then the wind came in a sudden gust and the weathercock flew around to face it.
THE CRUISE OF THE NOAH'S ARKDAVID CORY
I used to be a jolly weathercock, but now, with all this water around, I feel more like a lighthouse.
THE CRUISE OF THE NOAH'S ARKDAVID CORY
And just then the Weathercock shouted something which sounded very much like "Periscope!"
THE CRUISE OF THE NOAH'S ARKDAVID CORY
Mrs. Noah turned pale and the Weathercock shifted about uneasily on the top of the flagpole.
THE CRUISE OF THE NOAH'S ARKDAVID CORY
They turned their attention, with hopeful grins, to the brass weathercock on the church tower, which I did not deem worth saving.
THE YEOMAN ADVENTURERGEORGE W. GOUGH
Her moods changed as rapidly as a weathercock before a thunderstorm.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. XXII (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
But the better houses have a central, open sort of pavilion in the roof, with a pinnacle surmounted by a weathercock.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
The neighbors who assemble to turn the mill to the wind are likely to know which way it blows, without a weathercock.
CAPE CODHENRY D. THOREAU
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WEATHERCOCK

  • fan
  • feather
  • weathercock
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