Cock-a-leekie Definition

kŏkə-lēkē
noun
A soup made by boiling chicken with leeks.
Webster's New World

Alternative form of cock-a-leekie.

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Synonyms:
cocky-leeky

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

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