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A collection of fossilized cockle shells, each with a natural hole in the top, perfect for stringing into a necklace “or some other intention,” was found fused into the floor of a cave overlooking Cartagena Harbor in Spain.
THE HUMAN HISTORY FOUND INSIDE A SEASHELLKATHARINE NORBURYJULY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We naturally wish to identify all the national dishes; so, "Is this cockle soup, Susanna?"
PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
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.
THE PLANT-LORE AND GARDEN-CRAFT OF SHAKESPEAREHENRY NICHOLSON ELLACOMBE
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.
THE ONTARIO READERS: FOURTH BOOKVARIOUS
Twelve cockle-shells and a halfpenny china figure were ranged solemnly along the mantel-shelf.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. XXII (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
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?
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 81, JULY, 1864VARIOUS
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
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COCKLE

  • bedraggle
  • cockle
  • crease
  • crimp
  • crinkle
  • crumple
  • derange
  • dishevel
  • disorder
  • fold
  • mess up
  • muss up
  • pucker
  • ruck up
  • ruffle
  • screw up
  • scrunch
  • seam
  • tousle
  • wreathe
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