Cock"tail`(?), n. 1. A beverage made of brandy, whisky, or gin, iced, flavored, and sweetened. [U. S.]
(Stock Breeding) A horse, not of pure breed, but having only one eighth or one sixteenth impure blood in his veins.
3. A mean, half-hearted fellow; a coward.
It was in the second affair that poor little Barney showed he was a cocktail.Thackeray.
(Zol.) A species of rove beetle; -- so called from its habit of elevating the tail.
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