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English Dictionary: cockpit by the DICT Development Group
3 results for cockpit
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. compartment where the pilot sits while flying the aircraft
  2. a pit for cockfights
  3. seat where the driver sits while driving a racing car
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Cockpit \Cock"pit`\, n.
      In some a[89]roplanes and flying machines, an inclosure for
      the pilot or a passenger.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Cockpit \Cock"pit`\ (k[ocr]k"p[icr]t), n.
      1. A pit, or inclosed area, for cockfights.
                     Henry the Eighth had built . . . a cockpit.
      2. The Privy Council room at Westminster; -- so called
            because built on the site of the cockpit of Whitehall
            palace. --Brande & C.
      3. (Naut.)
            (a) That part of a war vessel appropriated to the wounded
                  during an engagement.
            (b) In yachts and other small vessels, a space lower than
                  the rest of the deck, which affords easy access to the
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