Definitions

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  • n. soup made from chicken boiled with leeks

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Examples

  • "Tell him," he said, "that he can have cocky-leeky soup, boiled cod and oyster sauce, loin of mutton, apple charlotte, and cheese straws -- any or all of them he likes."

    The Prodigal Father

  • But, above all, who can forget that his King Jamie, amidst the splendors of Whitehall, thinks himself an ill-used monarch unless his first course includes _cocky-leeky_?

    Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume V (of 10)

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