cock-a-leekie

noun
cock-a-leek·ie | \ˌkä-ki-ˈlē-kē \

Definition of cock-a-leekie 

: a soup made of chicken and leeks

First Known Use of cock-a-leekie

1737, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cock-a-leekie

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

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