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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Cockledadjective

    Shelled; or perhaps cochleate, turbinated.

    Etymology: from cockle.

    Love’s feeling is more soft and sensible,
    Than are the tender horns of cockled snails. William Shakespeare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cockled

    of Cockle

  2. Cockledadjective

    inclosed in a shell

  3. Cockledadjective

    wrinkled; puckered

Editors Contribution

  1. cockled

    In the West Country it meant 'bemused', 'quizical' or 'dumbfounded'. My grandmother referred to a person looking cockled at someone or something unusual or odd.

    Submitted by anonymous on August 28, 2018  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cockled in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cockled in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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