cockle

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  • Despite its common name, it is not closely related to the common cockle.
  • She had often thought about the cockle as she pulled it out of the garden. Cited from The Second Chance, by Nellie L. McClung
  • Despite the common name, it is not closely related to the common cockle.
  • You would probably think it a cockle: but you would be wrong. Cited from Town Geology, by Charles Kingsley
  • Cockle Island is a relatively small club, which runs an events programme all year round.
  • When they do not hunt, they live on a shell-fish, called the cockle. Cited from Voyages of Samuel de Champlain, Vol. 2,Champlain
  • Oh, you would a walked right into de cockles ob her heart. Cited from Nature and Human Nature, by T. Haliburton
  • I felt sure from the kind way in which Doctor Cockle spoke that he would wish to serve me. Cited from Peter Trawl, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • She felt like one in a little cockle-shell boat out upon a shoreless ocean. Cited from Barriers Burned Away, by E. P. Roe
  • And he never saw anything but a cockle-shell there afterwards. Cited from Welsh Fairy-Tales, by Edited by P. H. Emerson
  • Good and evil, like wheat and cockle, grow together, in the same field. Cited from Raemaekers' Cartoons, by Louis Raemaekers
  • Penclawdd is most famous for its local cockle industry which goes back for many years to Roman times.
  • Some of the cockles were as much as two men could move, and contained twenty pounds of good meat. Cited from Voyages Of Captain James Cook, by A. Kippis
  • When that was done, there was enough left to buy a cockle-shell of a boat. Cited from Seven Icelandic Short Stories,Various
  • "Because I understand she will have a good fortune after old Cockle takes his departure." Cited from The Evil Eye; Or, The Black Spector, by William Carleton
  • I had never been in such a cockle-shell of a steamer before. Cited from Two Summers in Guyenne, by Edward Harrison Barker
  • Penclawdd is famous for its local cockle industry, which goes back for many years to Roman times.
  • This will take out all cockling and make it lie flat for photographing. Cited from How to Observe in Archaeology, by Various
  • I saw the fire, and the sight of it warmed the cockles of my heart! Cited from The Adventures of Akbar, by Flora Annie Steel
  • John laid down his handkerchief full of cockles and began to roll up his trousers higher. Cited from North, South and Over the Sea, by M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)
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Meaning of cockle

  • noun Common edible european bivalve
  • noun Common edible, burrowing european bivalve mollusk that has a strong, rounded shell with radiating ribs