cockles of the heart


cockles of the heart

Definition of COCKLES OF THE HEART

:  the core of one's being —usually used in the phrase warm the cockles of the heart

Origin of COCKLES OF THE HEART

perhaps from 2cockle
First Known Use: 1671

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