Cock"al(?), n. [Etymol. uncertain.] 1. A game played with sheep's bones instead of dice. [Obs.]
2. The bone used in playing the game; -- called also
A little transverse boneHerrick.
Which boys and bruckeled children call
(Playing for points and pins) cockal.
cock-a-leekie(?), n. [From cock + leek.] A favorite soup in Scotland, made from a capon highly seasoned, and boiled with leeks and prunes; -- called also cocky-leeky.
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