cock–a–leekie

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noun cock–a–leek·ie \ˌkä-ki-ˈlē-kē\

Definition of cock–a–leekie

  1. :  a soup made of chicken and leeks

Origin and Etymology of cock–a–leekie

alteration of cockie (diminutive of 1cock) + leekie, diminutive of leek


First Known Use: 1737

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