Origin of leek
Can be confusedleak leek
Examples from the Web for leek
Simmer in two ounces of butter one onion, one-half stalk of celery, and one leek, all chopped very fine.
Some heroes in this hard plight would have thrown up the leek, but Mr Bhosh was stuffed with sterner materials.A Bayard From Bengal|Hurry Bungsho Jabberjee
Add one carrot, a leek, onion, a little celery and a bouquet garni.
Of course she was talking about Henry Leek, the humble valet, and not about Leek's illustrious master.Buried Alive: A Tale of These Days|Arnold Bennett
The Duke was now in a yielding mood and ate his leek humbly.Historic Oddities|Sabine Baring-Gould