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]

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  • cocky-leeky — /kɒki ˈliki/ (say kokee leekee) noun → cock a leekie …   Australian English dictionary

  • cocky-leeky — var. of COCK A LEEKIE …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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-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

  • cock-a-leekie — /kɒk ə ˈliki/ (say kok uh leekee) noun a soup made from a fowl boiled with leeks, etc. Also, cocky leeky, cocka leekie. {Scottish} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cock|a|leek|ie — «KOK uh LEE kee», noun. Scottish. a soup made of cock boiled with leeks. Also, cockie leekie, cocky leeky …   Useful english dictionary

  • cockie-leekie — see cocky leeky …   Useful english dictionary

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