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Variant of cookie.
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or cook•y

(ˈkʊk i)

n., pl. cook•ies.
1. a small, flat, sweetened cake, often round, made from stiff dough baked on a large, flat pan (cook′ie sheet`).
2. Slang. a person: a smart cookie.
3. Computers. a message, or segment of data, containing information about a user, sent by a Web server to a browser and sent back to the server each time the browser requests a Web page.
[1695–1705; < Dutch koekie, dial. variant of koekje=koek cake + -je diminutive suffix]
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Noun1.cooky - the cook on a ranch or at a campcooky - the cook on a ranch or at a camp  
cook - someone who cooks food
2.cooky - any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)cooky - any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)
cake - baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
tea biscuit, teacake - flat semisweet cookie or biscuit usually served with tea
dog biscuit - a hard biscuit for dogs
butter cookie - cookie containing much butter
spice cookie - cookie flavored with spices
almond cookie, almond crescent - very rich cookie containing ground almonds; usually crescent-shaped
brownie - square or bar of very rich chocolate cake usually with nuts
ginger nut, ginger snap, gingersnap, snap - a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
macaroon - chewy cookie usually containing almond paste
kiss - a cookie made of egg whites and sugar
ladyfinger - small finger-shaped sponge cake
anise cookie - cookie made without butter and flavored with anise seed
molasses cookie - very spicy cookies sweetened partially with molasses
oreo, oreo cookie - chocolate cookie with white cream filling
raisin-nut cookie - cookie filled with a paste of raisins and nuts
refrigerator cookie - dough formed into a roll and chilled in the refrigerator then sliced and baked
raisin cookie - cookie containing raisins
fruit bar - cookies containing chopped fruits either mixed in the dough or spread between layers of dough then baked and cut in bars
sugar cookie - cookies sprinkled with granulated sugar
oatmeal cookie - cookies containing rolled oats
chocolate chip cookie, Toll House cookie - cookies containing chocolate chips
fortune cookie - thin folded wafer containing a maxim on a slip of paper
gingerbread man - gingerbread cut in the shape of a person
wafer - a small thin crisp cake or cookie
granola bar - cookie bar made of granola
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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References in classic literature ?
"Well, Cooky?" he began, with a suaveness that was cold and of the temper of steel.
You must be very, very careful of your health, Cooky. Understand?"
"We'll see to that," Wolf Larsen answered, and elevated his voice in a call of "Cooky!"
"Very probably," was Wolf Larsen's answer, as he turned partly away from me and cried out, "Cooky! Oh, Cooky!"
It's on the second shelf of the sitting-room closet and you and Diana can have it if you like, and a cooky to eat with it along in the afternoon, for I daresay Matthew'll be late coming in to tea since he's hauling potatoes to the vessel."
The lanky one smiled in embarrassment as he haltingly explained: "I tank I lak go along cooky."
"Glory be!" Cooky replied, in tones so like Daughtry's as to startle him.
Dark rye flour, favored by Finnish cooks, makes thin, crisp cutout wafers--good plain or as cooky sandwiches.
Per cooky: 49 cal.; 0.5 g protein; 0.9 g fat (0.4 sat.); 9.9 g carbo.; 26 mg sodium; 0.2 mg chol.
In our popular cooky cheesecake recipe from May 1987, ingredients included cream cheese, whole eggs, and an abundance of chocolate sandwich cookies for crust and filling.