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hence A defect in sheepskin; firm dark nodules caused by the bites of keds on live sheep
A wrinkle, pucker
Any of several field weeds, such as the corn cockle
Any of various edible European bivalve mollusks, of the family Cardiidae, having heart-shaped shells
One’s innermost feelings (only in the expression “the cockles of one’s heart”)
The shell of such cockle
To wrinkle, pucker
{n} a genus of shellfish, the weed cornrofe
{v} to run into wrinkles, to shrink up
The mineral black tourmaline or schorl; so called by the Cornish miners
A paper surface created by air drying, giving the paper a wavy look
The fire chamber of a furnace
edule, used in Europe for food; sometimes applied to similar shells of other genera
A cockleshell
The Lotium, or darnel
One's innermost feelings (only in the expression "the cockles of one's heart")
A defect in sheepskin; firm dark nodules caused by the bites of keds on live sheep
A plant or weed that grows among grain; the corn rose (Luchnis Githage)
A hop-drying kiln; an oast
stir up (water) so as to form ripples
The dome of a heating furnace
A bivalve mollusk, with radiating ribs, of the genus Cardium, especially C
any of several plants, such as the corn cockle
The shell of the cockle
{i} shellfish; small light boat
common edible European bivalve
Cockles are small edible shellfish. or heart clam Any of approximately 250 species (family Cardiidae) of marine bivalves distributed worldwide. They range in diameter from about 0.5 in. (1 cm) to about 6 in. (15 cm). The two valves of the shell are equal in size and shape and range in colour from brown to red or yellow. Most species live just below the low-tide line, though some have been obtained from depths of more than 1,500 ft (500 m) or in the intertidal zone. Many species are marketed commercially for their meat
to gather something into small wrinkles or folds; "She puckered her lips"
(1) an irregular lump in a fabric thread; (2) a desirable paper finish in cotton fiber sheets
To cause to contract into wrinkles or ridges, as some kinds of cloth after a wetting
common edible European bivalve mollusk having a rounded shell with radiating ribs
A wrinkle or pucker in paper Generally shows up more in heavy paper prints and water colors It is not unusual to see this effect on framed prints that are mounted using archival techniques
(verb) To wrinkle or pucker Paper cockles or buckles permanently when too much liquid is applied Frequently occurs when a volume of water-based ink is applied in a small area
cockle boat
{i} cockboat, small rowboat dragged behind a larger boat
corn cockle
A weedy annual Mediterranean plant (Agrostemma githago) having reddish-purple flowers and opposite leaves
corn cockle
{i} hairy weed with red flowers that grows in corn fields
corn cockle
European annual having large trumpet-shaped reddish-purple flowers and poisonous seed; a common weed in grainfields and beside roadways; naturalized in America
plural of cockle
edible cockle
common edible European cockle





    [ 'kä-k&l ] (noun.) before 12th century. From Old French cokille, from Latin *cocchilia, form of conchylia, from Ancient Greek κογχύλιον (konkhylion), diminutive of κογχύλη (konkhylès, “mussel”).

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