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Cockle

Coc´kle   Pronunciation: kǒk´k'l
n.1.(Zool.) A bivalve mollusk, with radiating ribs, of the genus Cardium, especially Cardium edule, used in Europe for food; - sometimes applied to similar shells of other genera.
2.A cockleshell.
3.The mineral black tourmaline or schorl; - so called by the Cornish miners.
4.The fire chamber of a furnace.
5.A hop-drying kiln; an oast.
6.The dome of a heating furnace.
Cockle hat
a hat ornamented with a cockleshell, the badge of a pilgrim.
Cockle stairs
winding or spiral stairs.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To cause to contract into wrinkles or ridges, as some kinds of cloth after a wetting.
[imp. & p. p. Cockled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Cockling .]
Cockling sea
waves dashing against each other with a short and quick motion.
- Ham. Nav. Encyc.
n.1.(Bot.) A plant or weed that grows among grain; the corn rose (Luchnis Githage).
Noun1.cockle - common edible European bivalve
2.cockle - common edible European bivalve mollusk having a rounded shell with radiating ribs
Verb1.cockle - stir up (water) so as to form ripples
2.cockle - to gather something into small wrinkles or folds; "She puckered her lips"
Synonyms: pucker, rumple, crumple, knit
cocker, corrugate, crease, crimp, crimple, crinkle, crumple, dimple, fret, furrow, knit, knot, pucker, purse, ridge, rimple, ripple, ruck, ruckle, rumple, shirr, wimple, wrinkle
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