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cockle

1. a dermatitis of sheep consisting of inflammatory nodules, especially on the neck and shoulders. The cause is thought to be parasitic.
2. see agrostemma.
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So, the cockleshells crop up here as a kind of remembrance of my aesthetic education.
Kitts and the Cockleshell Beach location combined with the luxury of Park Hyatt make this a truly unique offering.
We've easily made the fundraising deadline and have permission from Wirral council to erect the memorial near to the Cockleshell Heroes Memorial on the waterfront at Birkenhead Woodside.
The seaborne force of frogmen and canoeists, which produced the 1942 Cockleshell Heroes, has been credited with hunting down a string of "high-value target" Taliban leaders, often dressing as Afghan tribesmen to mount kill-or-capture missions.
Instead, Her Majesty endured the convoy of cockleshell heroes on our behalf while the Beeb's cameras relayed a succession of pointless interviews with B-list celebs in a show which could have been titled I'm A Celebrity, Get The Queen Out of Here.
Dinner at Cockleshell Bay's Spice Mill epitomises Caribbean luxury, situated on the beach and surrounded by giant sun loungers for pre-meal chat and cocktail sipping.
Bobby was one of Britain's legendary Cockleshell Heroes - the volunteers who paddled up a river on flimsy canoes to plant mines on German ships.
He was inspired by his grandfather Colour Sergeant Reg Adamson, who was involved in the Cockleshell Heroes raid of a harbour in Nazi-occupied France.
Edward O'Grady, trainer of Fen Game and Cockleshell Road "Fen Game was a little unlucky when sixth in this race last year, so I'm hoping for more luck in running, which you need in a race with 30 runners.
She appeared in small roles in the films Zarak and The Cockleshell Heroes.
Potential witnesses are being asked: "Normally, Stephen would take the dog out but on Saturday, July 29, 2006, you may have seen Jaz out with the dog at 5am in the morning if you were anywhere near Howard's Way, Gorsein on or driving on the main road near the Cockleshell Pub (known locally as the Toby).
The only other items in the grave were bay and willow leaves and a single pierced cockleshell.