cockleshell definition by Webster's New World
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- the shell of a cockle
- loosely any bivalve shell of a marine mollusk
- any small, usually fragile, lightweight boat
cockleshell definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- a. The shell of a cockle.b. A shell similar to that of a cockle.
- Nautical A small light boat.