cookie
or cooky noun (plural cookies) Etymology: Dutch koekje, diminutive of koek cake Date: 1703 1. a small flat or slightly raised cake 2. a. an attractive woman <
a buxom French cookie who haunts the…colony's one night spot — Newsweek
>
b. person, guy <
a tough cookie
>
3. (cookie) a small file or part of a file stored on a World Wide Web user's computer, created and subsequently read by a Web site server, and containing personal information (as a user identification code, customized preferences, or a record of pages visited)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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