Definition of cock-a-leekie in English:

cock-a-leekie

Syllabification: cock-a-leek·ie
Pronunciation: /ˌkäk ə ˈlēkē
 
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noun

  • A Scottish soup traditionally made with chicken and leeks.
    More example sentences
    • There are some recipes which specifically call for a cockerel and of these the best known are the Scottish cock-a-leekie and the French coq au vin.
    • In the catering caravan a chef is spooning cock-a-leekie soup into a polystyrene cup for a weary-looking man.
    • The traditional dish of haggis, neeps and tatties was also on the menu along with cock-a-leekie soup.

Origin

mid 18th century: from cock1 and leek.

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