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cockle
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 9
1. A cockleshell.
3. A hop- drying kiln; an oast.
4. The dome of a heating furnace.
5. A plant or weed that grows among grain; the corn rose ( Luchnis Githage).
6. The Lotium, or darnel.
7. A bivalve mollusk, with radiating ribs, of the genus Cardium, especially C. edule, used in Europe for food; - sometimes applied to similar shells of other genera.
8. The mineral black tourmaline or schorl; - so called by the Cornish miners.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To cause to contract into wrinkles or ridges, as some kinds of cloth after a wetting.
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