cockle cockle  /ˈkɑ kəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) common edible European bivalve
  2. (n) common edible, burrowing European bivalve mollusk that has a strong, rounded shell with radiating ribs
  3. (v) stir up (water) so as to form ripples
  4. (v) to gather something into small wrinkles or folds

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News

  1. Police release names of 2 killed in Macedon crash

    The crash occurred about 3 a.m. south of Route 31, between Cockle and Victor roads, according to the New York State Police.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

  2. 2 killed after vehicle hits tree in Macedon

    The crash occurred about 3:30 a.m. south of Route 31, between Cockle and Victor roads, according to the New York State Police.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

  3. One person dead after crash in Macedon

    The crash occured about 3:30 a.m. south of Route 31, between Cockle and Victor roads, according to the New York State Police.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Quotes

  1. Talking about her winning novel, Tremain said: "This is a subject which is very much in the air. We think of immigrants as a group, even when tragedies occur such as the Chinese cockle pickers. What fiction can do is take an individual and present...
    on Jun 4, 2008 By: Rose Tremain Source: Independent

  2. As Laurence Sterne wrote in Tristram Shandy: "Have not the wisest of men in all ages, not excepting Solomon himself, have they not had their hobby horses; their running horses, their coins and their cockle-shells, their drums and their trumpets,...
    on Sep 3, 2007 By: Laurence Sterne Source: Media Guardian

  3. "The healthy cockle beds are an important asset for fishermen and local communities but they must be managed in a sustainable and safe manner," said Mr Finnie. "I believe that the Solway regulating order is the best way of doing this. There...
    on Mar 17, 2006 By: Ross Finnie Source: BBC News

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