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We naturally wish to identify all the national dishes; so, "Is this cockle soup, Susanna?"
They loved to bind his forehead with the cockle shells that decked their own tresses.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
But in Shakespeare's time Darnel, like Cockle (which see), was the general name for any hurtful weed.
It was the wildest and coldest season of the year, and the vessels in which the attempt was to be made were mere cockle-shells.
Twelve cockle-shells and a halfpenny china figure were ranged solemnly along the mantel-shelf.
Certain fields under the plow are always infested with "blind nettles," others with wild buckwheat, black blindweed, or cockle.
A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
To perform this astonishing feat the Cockle makes use of its foot, which is worked by very strong muscles.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
How long do you suppose this cockle-shell could buffet such a sea as is playing outside?
We're alone in a cockle-shell boat, at a time when every other yacht of our size is laying up for the winter.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
I took the precaution to have a hanger at my side and to slip one of Cockle's pistols within the band of my breeches.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL

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