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A cockpit or flight deck is the area, usually near the front of an aircraft, from which a pilot ... The word cockpit was originally a sailing term for the coxswain's station in a Royal Navy ship...

World Wide Words: Cockpit

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Oct 22, 2005 ... Its origin is exotic and disquieting to modern minds. ... another Lord, talking of getting another place at the Cockpit, and they did believe it would ...

Aerospaceweb.org | Ask Us - Origins of the Word Cockpit

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Feb 3, 2002 ... ... of word origin tools, we're still not entirely sure what the answer is. The first known reference to the term "cockpit" comes from the rather ... An entire London theater even became known as The Cockpit in 1635, as did the ...

Where does the term cockpit come from? - PPRuNe Forums

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Mar 16, 2002 ... His reply, " honey , they don't call it the cockpit for nothing!!!". .. .Anyway, just wondering where the term 'cockpit' comes from? shon7 is offline ...

Origin Of Cockpit - Airliners.net

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Jul 17, 2004 ... I've searched to no avail. Can someone please tell me how the word cockpit became to be. I understand its use as a naval term, but what about ...

Cockpit | Define Cockpit at Dictionary.com

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Cockpit definition, a space, usually enclosed, in the forward fuselage of an airplane containing the flying controls, instrument panel, ... Examples; Word Origin.

Why is a cockpit called a cockpit? - Quora

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Mar 9, 2016 ... The word Cockpit first appeared in the English language in the 1580s, ... of word origin tools, we're still not entirely sure what the answer is. ... An entire London theater even became known as The Cockpit in 1635, as did the ...

cockpit - definition of cockpit in English from the Oxford dictionary

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Origin. Late 16th century (in sense 2): from cock + pit. sense 1 dates from the early 20th century and derives from an early 18th-century nautical term denoting an ...

Cockpit - Breitling super Constellation

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Welcome to the Super Constellation Cockpit. Where does the name "Cockpit" come from...? "Cockpit ... Text from: www.word-detective.com. So that's the pit ...

Why the flight deck of an airplane is called a "cockpit"?

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Aug 29, 2010 ... Does a jet aircraft ... Shortly thereafter, the word naturally attained a connotation as ... Cockfighting, a barbaric "sport" usually conducted for gambling purposes, probably originated in ancient China and remains distressingly ...

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Cockpit « The Word Detective

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Aug 24, 2009 ... Cockpit. Up in the air, Junior Birdmen. Dear Word Detective: Where did the word “ cockpitcome from? Was there a petcock or cocktail or ...

language evolution - What is the etymology of the term "Cockpit ...

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Dec 14, 2015 ... If it is, how did the word evolve from having its original cockfighting .... that the origin of 'cockpit' as part of aviation terminology is uncertain.

where did the word "cockpit" originate for the place where a pilot sits ...

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Jun 2, 2007 ... Best Answer: The first known reference to the term "cockpit" comes from the rather barbaric sport of cockfighting and refers to the pit in which the ...