Find the word definition

The Collaborative International Dictionary
cocky-leeky

Cockaleekie \Cock`a*leek"ie\, cock-a-leekie \cock-a-leekie\, n. A favorite soup in Scotland, made from a capon highly seasoned, and boiled with leeks and prunes; -- called also cocky-leeky.

WordNet
cocky-leeky

n. soup made from chicken boiled with leeks [syn: cock-a-leekie]

Usage examples of "cocky-leeky".

The food that followed was passing strange, but food nonetheless: we ate raw pressed venison, cocky-leeky, eel porridge, red cole-wart and cab­bage and finally our last course, haggis.

Sitting over odious cocky-leeky, I plunged my whole hand into the slops, chewed voraciously with open mouth as the fat dripped down my chin, then belched to make the leaves tremble.

The food that followed was passing strange, but food nonetheless: we ate raw pressed venison, cocky-leeky, eel porridge, red cole-wart and cab­.