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cookie

Noun1.cookie - any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)
Synonyms: biscuit, cooky
2.cookie - the cook on a ranch or at a camp
Synonyms: cooky
3.cookie - a short line of text that a web site puts on your computer's hard drive when you access the web site
1.(protocol)cookie - A handle, transaction ID, or other token of agreement between cooperating programs. "I give him a packet, he gives me back a cookie".

The claim check you get from a dry-cleaning shop is a perfect mundane example of a cookie; the only thing it's useful for is to relate a later transaction to this one (so you get the same clothes back).

Another example is an HTTP cookie.

Compare magic cookie; see also fortune cookie.
2.(security, jargon)cookie - A cracker term for the password list on a multi-user computer.
3.(jargon)cookie - An adjective describing a computer that just became toast.
cook, cooky
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Cooke
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Cookee
cooker
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Cookey
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cookie bear
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cooking
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Cooking soda
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