(?), a. 1. Perfectly safe. [Obs.]
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We steal as in a castle, cocksure: . . . we walk invisible.
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2. Quite certain. [Colloq.]
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I thought myself cocksure of the horse which he readily promised me.
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3. overconfident; -- of people; as, the team was so cocksure of winning that they didn't practice in the week before the big game.. [Colloq.]
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