how to pronounce cockle


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cockle is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of cockle in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… included Neville cockle Hugo Dyson Owen …”

meanings of cockle


  1. Any of several field weeds, such as the common corncockle (Agrostemma githago) and darnel ryegrass (Lolium temulentum).
  2. A £10 note; a tenner.
  3. One's innermost feelings (only in the expression “the cockles of one's heart").
  4. The mineral black tourmaline or schorl.
  5. The fire chamber of a furnace.
  6. Any of various edible European bivalve mollusks, of the family Cardiidae, having heart-shaped shells.
  7. The shell of such a mollusk.
  8. The dome of a heating furnace.
  9. A wrinkle, pucker.
  10. A defect in sheepskin; firm dark nodules caused by the bites of keds on live sheep.
  11. A kiln for drying hops; an oast.


  1. To cause to contract into wrinkles or ridges, as some kinds of cloth after a wetting; to pucker.

cockle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cockle occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics cockle can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that cockle can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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