Definition of cock-water in English:

cock-water

Pronunciation /ˈkɒkˌwɔːtə/

noun

historical
  • Any of various medicinal preparations containing broth made from a cock (or perhaps, more generally, from a chicken).

    Some of the recipes for these preparations stipulated that the cock should be chased until it collapsed, or plucked while it was still alive.

Origin

Late 16th century. From cock + water.