Hay 2 definiciones de cockle en inglés:

cockle1

Saltos de línea: cockle
Pronunciación: /ˈkɒk(ə)l
 
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sustantivo

  • 1An edible burrowing bivalve mollusc with a strong ribbed shell.
    • Genus Cardium, family Cardiidae
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    • Naturally I look for something a little different such as Pepperami, garlic sausage meat, strong smelling cheeses, cockles or mussels.
    • Shellfish such as oysters, mussels, cockles, winkles, whelks and crabs were collected for food from the estuaries and sea shores.
    • While Brits eat turkey at Christmas, Spaniards look forward to festive feasts of clams, crabs, cockles, mussels, octopus and goose barnacles.
  • 2 (also cockleshell) literary A small, shallow boat.
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    • The crew of both remaining cockleshells placed limpet mines on the merchant ships they found in the harbour.

Frases

warm the cockles of one's heart

Give one a comforting feeling of contentment.
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  • Ah, it warms the cockles of your heart, doesn't it?
  • But it would be stretching credibility to suggest much of this game warmed the cockles of your heart.
  • The sixth race produced a contest to warm the cockles of your heart.

Origen

Middle English: from Old French coquille 'shell', based on Greek konkhulion, from konkhē 'conch'.

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Pronunciación: ˈmeɪlstrəm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea

Hay 2 definiciones de cockle en inglés:

cockle2

Saltos de línea: cockle
Pronunciación: /ˈkɒk(ə)l
 
/

verbo

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  • (Of paper) form wrinkles or puckers: thin or lightweight paper cockles and warps when subjected to watercolour

Origen

mid 16th century: from French coquiller 'blister (bread in cooking)', from coquille 'shell' (see cockle1).

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