The name of a young male chicken.
I learned how to handle them first-hand when one of my brothers acquired a magnificent white cockerel and five sandy brown hens.
by Arietta November 29, 2011
a large amount defined as a single quantity or number; an unmeasured quantity that is estimated to be vast in volume;
I drank a cockerel of booze last night; I'll need a cockerel of wool to knit a jumper that size!; I've a cockerel of junk in my garage
by british&barmy October 02, 2010