cock-a-leekie


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cock-a-leek·ie

also cock·a·leek·ie  (kŏk′ə-lē′kē)
n.
A soup made with chicken broth and leeks.

[Alteration of cockie, diminutive of cock + leekie, diminutive of leek.]

cock-a-leekie

(ˌkɒkəˈliːkɪ)
n
(Cookery) a variant of cockieleekie

cock-a-leek•ie

(ˌkɒk əˈli ki)

n.
a soup of Scottish origin made with chicken broth, chicken, and leeks.
[1765–75; variant of cockie-leekie]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cock-a-leekie - soup made from chicken boiled with leeks
soup - liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
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Or the catalogues that start plugging those hampers with cock-a-leekie soup, a fruit loaf and tinned salmon before the neon snowmen have been put back in the loft.
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If I hear Trump drag out the name of his late Scots-born mother Mary Macleod to emphasise once more his shortbread and tartan roots, I'll choke on my cock-a-leekie.
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The three-course Burns Supper features cock-a-leekie soup, haggis and clootie dumpling, followed by local entertainment, including fiddler Paul Anderson.
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4 A typical Burns Night menu consists of Cock-a-Leekie soup, haggis and Crannachan, a traditional raspberry, toasted oatmeal and cream dessert.
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