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]

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  • cock-a-leekie — [käk΄ə lē′kē] n. [var. of cocky leeky < cocky, dim. of COCK1 + leeky, dim. of LEEK] Scot. a soup made by boiling chicken with leeks …   English World dictionary

  • cock-a-leekie — n. (also cocky leeky) a soup traditionally made in Scotland with boiling fowl and leeks. Etymology: COCK(1) + LEEK * * * cock a leekie 7 [ˌkɒk ə ˈliːki] [ˌkɑːk] (also ˌcock a leekie ˈsoup …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cock-a-leekie — Le cock a leekie est une soupe écossaise traditionnelle. Les ingrédients sont des poireaux et des pommes de terre dans du bouillon de poulet. La recette originale avait aussi des pruneaux et les traditionalistes la garnissent encore avec des… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cock-a-leekie — El Cock a leekie soup se trata de una sopa tradicional muy celebrada en la cocina escocesa. La sopa se elabora principalmente con puerros, patatas (algunas recetas mencionan arroz) y caldo de pollo todo ello con mantequilla. Durante su… …   Wikipedia Español

  • cock-a-leekie — cock a leek•ie [[t]ˌkɒk əˈli ki[/t]] n. coo a soup of Scottish origin made with chicken broth, chicken, and leeks • Etymology: 1765–75; var. of cockie leekie …   From formal English to slang

  • cock(-)a(-)leekie — cock( )a( )leekˈie noun (Scot) Soup made from a fowl and leeks ● cock …   Useful english dictionary

  • cock-a-leekie — cock a leek|ie [ˌkɔk ə ˈli:ki US ˌka:k ] n [U] a type of Scottish soup made with chicken, vegetables, and ↑leeks …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cock-a-leekie — cock a leek|ie [ ,kakə liki ] noun uncount a type of Scottish soup made from chicken with LEEKS and other vegetables …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cock-a-leekie — cock a leek·ie …   English syllables

  • cock-a-leekie — /kok euh lee kee/, n. Scottish Cookery. a soup made with chicken broth, chopped leeks, and sometimes a little oatmeal. [1765 75; var. of COCKIE LEEKIE, equiv. to COCK1 + IE + LEEK + IE] * * * …   Universalium

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