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cockle — “Sow'd,” LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, iv. 3. 379 ; “The cockle of rebellion,” CORIOLANUS, iii. 1. 70. Nares says that Shakespeare means “the Agrostemma githago of Linnæus, a weed often troublesome in corn-fields” Gloss. ); Mr. Beisly that he means “the Lolium temulentum, in his time called darnel, as well as cockle and cockle-weed” Shakspere's Garden, p. 130) .

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