Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- the shell of a cockle
- loosely any bivalve shell of a marine mollusk
- any small, usually fragile, lightweight boat
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- a. The shell of a cockle.b. A shell similar to that of a cockle.
- Nautical A small light boat.