• The driver's compartment in a racing car (or, by extension, in a sports car or other automobile).
  • The compartment in an aircraft in which the pilot sits and from where the craft is controlled; an analogous area in a spacecraft.
  • A pit or other enclosure for cockfighting.
  • A site of conflict; a battlefield.
  • The vagina.
  • A valley surrounded by steep forested slopes.
  • The area set aside for junior officers including the ship's surgeon on a man-of-war, where the wounded were treated; the sickbay.
  • A well, usually near the stern, where the helm is located.
  • An area from where something is controlled or managed; a centre of control.


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  • From cock + pit.

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