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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cock·le /ˈkɑkəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Coc·kle, n.  Bot. (a) A plant or weed that grows among grain; the corn rose (Luchnis Githage). (b) The Lotium, or darnel.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Coc·kle n.
 1. Zool. A bivalve mollusk, with radiating ribs, of the genus Cardium, especially Cardium edule, used in Europe for food; -- sometimes applied to similar shells of other genera.
 2. A cockleshell.
 3. The mineral black tourmaline or schorl; -- so called by the Cornish miners.
 4. The fire chamber of a furnace. [Eng.]
 5. A hop-drying kiln; an oast.
 6. The dome of a heating furnace.
 Cockle hat, a hat ornamented with a cockleshell, the badge of a pilgrim. --Shak.
 Cockle stairs, winding or spiral stairs.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Coc·kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cockled p. pr. & vb. n. Cockling ]  To cause to contract into wrinkles or ridges, as some kinds of cloth after a wetting.
 Cockling sea, waves dashing against each other with a short and quick motion.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: common edible European bivalve
      2: common edible European bivalve mollusk having a rounded
         shell with radiating ribs
      v 1: stir up (water) so as to form ripples [syn: ripple, ruffle,
            riffle, undulate]
      2: to gather something into small wrinkles or folds; "She
         puckered her lips" [syn: pucker, rumple, crumple, knit]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    occurs only in Job 31:40 (marg., "noisome weeds"), where it is
    the rendering of a Hebrew word (b'oshah) which means
    "offensive," "having a bad smell," referring to some weed
    perhaps which has an unpleasant odour. Or it may be regarded as
    simply any noisome weed, such as the "tares" or darnel of Matt.
    13:30. In Isa. 5:2, 4 the plural form is rendered "wild grapes."