cockleshell

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noun cock·le·shell \ˈkä-kəl-ˌshel\

Definition of cockleshell

  1. 1 a :  the shell or one of the shell valves of a cockle b :  a shell (as a scallop shell) suggesting a cockleshell

  2. 2 :  a light flimsy boat

Illustration of cockleshell

15th Century

First Known Use of cockleshell

15th century


COCKLESHELL Defined for English Language Learners

cockleshell

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noun cock·le·shell \ˈkä-kəl-ˌshel\

Definition of cockleshell for English Language Learners

  • : the shell of a cockle


COCKLESHELL Defined for Kids

cockleshell

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noun cock·le·shell \ˈkä-kəl-ˌshel\

Definition of cockleshell for Students

  1. :  a shell of a cockle


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