Cockaleekie
Cockaleekie Cock`a*leek"ie, cock-a-leekie cock-a-leekie, n. [From cock + leek.] A favorite soup in Scotland, made from a capon highly seasoned, and boiled with leeks and prunes; -- called also {cocky-leeky}. [1913 Webster]

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  • cockaleekie — see ↑cockieleekie below. • • • Main Entry: ↑cock cockieleekˈie or cockyleekˈy or cock( )a( )leekˈie noun (Scot) Soup made from a fowl and leeks • • • Main Entry: ↑cock …   Useful english dictionary

  • cock-a-leekie — Cockaleekie Cock a*leek ie, cock a leekie cock a leekie, n. [From cock + leek.] A favorite soup in Scotland, made from a capon highly seasoned, and boiled with leeks and prunes; called also {cocky leeky}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cocky-leeky — Cockaleekie Cock a*leek ie, cock a leekie cock a leekie, n. [From cock + leek.] A favorite soup in Scotland, made from a capon highly seasoned, and boiled with leeks and prunes; called also {cocky leeky}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cock|ie-leek|ie — «KOK ee LEE kee», noun. = cockaleekie. (Cf. ↑cockaleekie) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cockieleekie — Cock ie*leek ie, n. Same as {Cockaleekie}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • cock|y-leek|y — «KOK ee LEE kee», noun, plural leek|ies. cockaleekie …   Useful english dictionary

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