cock-a-leekie

noun cock-a-leek·ie \ ˌkä-ki-ˈlē-kē \

Definition of cock-a-leekie

:a soup made of chicken and leeks

Origin and Etymology of cock-a-leekie

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


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