verb (used without object), cock·led, cock·ling.
verb (used with object), cock·led, cock·ling.
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Idioms for cockle
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Example sentences from the Web for cockle
For doing so, I was likened in comments to Josef Mengele, a comparison that warmed the cockles of my gay, half-Jewish heart.Predator Doctors Take Advantage of Patients With ‘Chronic Lyme’ Scam|Russell Saunders|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In other places at low water they seek for cockles, mussels, and periwinkles.
It will warm the cockles of your heart; come over to my house and Ill mix you the best drink in New York.The Fifth String |John Philip Sousa
On reaching Leigh the cockles are thrown out in great heaps by the side of the creek, where they are covered at each tide.
It was a broad-beamed craft, of over twenty feet long, and would carry more than a ton of cockles if filled up.
Flashes of wit glanced here and there, and how they came home and warmed the cockles of the heart.Orley Farm|Anthony Trollope