cockpit

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cock +‎ pit

Noun[edit]

cockpit (plural cockpits)

  1. The space for those in control of a nautical, aeronautical, or astronautical vessel.
  2. (obsolete, nautical) The compartment set aside for the care of wounded during naval engagements; the sickbay.
  3. (nautical) A well, usually near the stern, where the helm is located.
  4. An enclosure for cockfights.

Hyponyms[edit]

  • (space for those in control of a vessel): flight deck

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

cockpit m (plural cockpits)

  1. cockpit

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