cockaleekie


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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.]
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