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Cockledemoy

(A ). An amusing rogue, a sort of Tyll Eulenspiegel. A character in Marston's comedy of The Dutch Courtesan. He cheats Mrs. Mulligrub, a vintner's wife, of a goblet and salmon.

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