verb (used without object), cock·led, cock·ling.
verb (used with object), cock·led, cock·ling.
Origin of cockle1
Definition for cockle (2 of 2)
Origin of cockle2
Examples from the Web for cockle
And the shell being something like that of a cockle, it sticks to the rocks, just as limpets do.
Dr Cockle had become accustomed to it, but I cannot fancy that it was very pleasant to him.Peter Trawl|W. H. G. Kingston
With a flit of the wing she went in nervous haste from cockle to cockle, looking eagerly about her.
On further inspection, the money was found to be cockle shells.Welsh Folk-Lore|Elias Owen
Besides being so skilful at digging, the Cockle is a first-rate jumper.On the Seashore|R. Cadwallader Smith