What does weathercock mean?

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ˈwɛð ərˌkɒkweath·er·cock

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. weathercocknoun

    weathervane with a vane in the form of a rooster


  1. weathercocknoun

    A weather vane in the shape of a cockerel.

  2. weathercockverb

    To turn upwind because of the difference in water pressure on two sides.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Weathercocknoun

    a vane, or weather vane; -- so called because originally often in the figure of a cock, turning on the top of a spire with the wind, and showing its direction

  2. Weathercocknoun

    hence, any thing or person that turns easily and frequently; one who veers with every change of current opinion; a fickle, inconstant person

  3. Weathercockverb

    to supply with a weathercock; to serve as a weathercock for

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of weathercock in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of weathercock in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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