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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cockpit

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

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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 ...

www.word-detective.com/2009/08/cockpit

Aug 24, 2009 ... Up in the air, Junior Birdmen. Dear Word Detective: Where did the word "cockpit" come from? Was there a petcock or cocktail or peacock ...

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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 ...

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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.

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Cockpit definition, a space, usually enclosed, in the forward fuselage of an airplane containing the flying controls, instrument panel, and seats ... Origin of cockpit

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Aug 29, 2010 ... Shortly thereafter, the word naturally attained a connotation as being related ... probably originated in ancient China and remains distressingly ...

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Jun 8, 2006 ... Cockpit seems a rather strange choice to denote the pilot's compartment on an airplane, but once the semantic history of the word is known, ...

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Cockpit, aka vagina, The cockpit admits the male penis for sexual intercourse. A pleasure hole. ... One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cockpit

Define cockpit: the area in a boat, airplane, etc., where the pilot or driver sits. ... COCKPIT Defined for English Language Learners ... What language does pajama come from? Arabic Nguni · Cherokee Hindi & Urdu. Spell It. Can you spell these ...