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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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Occupying more than 150 acres, the Cockleshell Bay development is expected to be fully complete by 2013.
So, the cockleshells crop up here as a kind of remembrance of my aesthetic education.
American producer Broccoli first came to Britain to make The Red Beret with Alan Ladd in 1952 and went on to make another great British favourite The Cockleshell Heroes.
Operation Frankton, as the mission was codenamed, would go on to form the basis of the 1955 film 'The Cockleshell Heroes'.
After a series of military roles, including The Cockleshell Heroes in 1955, he landed his first horror role for Hammer Films two years later - as The Creature in The Curse of Frankenstein, opposite Peter Cushing.
There were equally splendid beaches at the other islands we visited - like lovely Cockleshell Bay, a $7 taxi ride from the cruise terminal at St Kitts, and Sharp Bay on St Lucia.
We started our meal with sushi "lollipops", laughed at spring rolls set imaginatively in "bed springs", and rounded off the feast with visited - like lovely Cockleshell Bay, a $7 taxi ride from the cruise terminal at St Kitts, and Sharp Bay on St Lucia.
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.
These new rafts, along with our existing cockleshell islands, are a great example of how the RSPB is giving nature a home.
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.
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.