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  • In an aircraft -
  • #in a light aircraft, the part of the fuselage containing seats and controls for the pilot, and often for a copilot and seating for passengers
  • #the space for pilot and crew in a helicopter, airliner, or cargo aircraft
  • An enclosure for cockfights.
  • (nautical) (archaic) The compartment set aside for the care of wounded during naval engagements.
  • (nautical) A well, usually near the stern, where the helm is located.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Cock"pit` (k&obreve;k"p&ibreve;t), n. 1. A pit, or inclosed area, for cockfights.

Henry the Eighth had built . . . a cockpit.
Macaulay.

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 cabin.

Cock"pit` (?), n. In some aëroplanes and flying machines, an inclosure for the pilot or a passenger.

Cock"pit` (?), n. In some aëroplanes and flying machines, an inclosure for the pilot or a passenger.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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