hotcockles

Hotcockles

Hot"coc`kles\, n. [Hot + cockle, cockle being perh. corrupt. fr. knuckle. Cf. F. main chaude (lit., hot hand) hotcockles.] A childish play, in which one covers his eyes, and guesses who strikes him or his hand placed behind him.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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