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cock-a-leekie

[kok-uh-lee-kee] /ˌkɒk əˈli ki/
noun, Scottish Cookery.
1.
a soup made with chicken broth, chopped leeks, and sometimes a little oatmeal.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; variant of cockie-leekie, equivalent to cock1 + -ie + leek + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for cock a leekie

cock-a-leekie

/ˌkɒkəˈliːkɪ/
noun
1.
a variant of cockieleekie
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