Definition of cock-a-leekie noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cock-a-leekie

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌkɒk ə ˈliːki//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːk ə ˈliːki//
 
(also cock-a-leekie soup)[uncountable]
 
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a type of Scottish soup, made with chicken and leeks (= long vegetables that taste like onions) Word Origin mid 18th cent.: from cock and leek.