cock-a-leekie

[kok-uh-lee-kee]

Origin of cock-a-leekie

1765–75; variant of cockie-leekie, equivalent to cock1 + -ie + leek + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for cock-a-leekie

cock-a-leekie

noun
  1. a variant of cockieleekie
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