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Cock of the Walk

The dominant bully or master spirit. The place where barn-door fowls are fed is called the walk, and if there is more than one cock they will fight for the supremacy of this domain.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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