Cock"shut` (?), n.

A kind of net to catch woodcock.

[Obs.]

Nares.

Cockshut timelight, evening twilight; nightfall; -- so called in allusion to the time at which the cockshut used to be spread. [Obs.]

Shak., B. Jonson.

 

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