cockle hat and staff were distinguishing marks of a pilgrim.
The paper will be found to cockle the mounts badly in drying.
The appearance of cockle Hall was, indeed, as his mother had very properly informed him, ludicrous in the extreme.
They loved to bind his forehead with the cockle shells that decked their own tresses.
Such were the first weak steps of the fathers of our language, who, however, culled for us many a flower among their cockle.
The plump grain is on top, but there are cockle and chess at the bottom.
Turn now to the Bivalves or Lamellibranchiate molluscs, which include the familiar oyster, cockle, and mussel.
The result of this is to cockle the vellum in a most unpleasant fashion.
More water makes it dry too brittle, and tends to cockle the vellum also; less tends to blobbiness and unevenness.
A heat equal to 280 F. has been registered in this chamber, and as high as 380 in a drying closet over the cockle.
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."
flowering weed that grows in wheat fields, Old English coccel "darnel," used in Middle English to translate the Bible word now usually given as tares (see tare (n.1)). It is in no other Germanic language and may be from a diminutive of Latin coccus "grain, berry."
occurs only in Job 31:40 (marg., "noisome weeds"), where it is the rendering of a Hebrew word (b'oshah) which means "offensive," "having a bad smell," referring to some weed perhaps which has an unpleasant odour. Or it may be regarded as simply any noisome weed, such as the "tares" or darnel of Matt. 13:30. In Isa. 5:2, 4 the plural form is rendered "wild grapes."