cockled[ kok-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF cockled
Synonyms for cockled
- ruck up
- screw up
Antonyms for cockled
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COCKLED
She had a very sweet, kind face, all cockled with wrinkles like a sheet of crumpled tissue paper, but very beautiful in its age.
Gay writes: "Showers soon drench the camblet's cockled grain."
type of mollusk, early 14c., from Old French coquille (13c.) "scallop, scallop shell; mother of pearl; a kind of hat," altered (by influence of coque "shell") from Vulgar Latin *conchilia, from Latin conchylium "mussel, shellfish," from Greek konkhylion "little shellfish," from konkhe "mussel, conch." Phrase cockles of the heart (1660s) is perhaps from similar shape, or from Latin corculum, diminutive of cor "heart."