Cock-a-leekie meaning

kŏkə-lēkē
A soup made with chicken broth and leeks.
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A soup made by boiling chicken with leeks.
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Alternative form of cock-a-leekie.
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A chicken soup boiled with leeks.
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Origin of cock-a-leekie

  • Alteration of cockie diminutive of cock leekie diminutive of leek

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • alteration of the diminutives cockie (from cock) + leekie (from leek)

    From Wiktionary