Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Broth made by boiling a cock or other fowl; cockie-leekie.

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Examples

  • I think Sir Dudley says, that he himself cured an old Turk of the toothache by administering a few pages of 'Ovid's Metamorphoses;' and in an old receipt-book, we are directed for the cure of a double tertian fever, "to drink plentifully of cock-broth, and sleep with the Second Book of the, Iliad under the pillow."

    Journal of a Residence among the Negroes in the West Indies

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