A weed resembling wheat.

If I have eaten the fruits thereof without money, or have caused the owners thereof to lose their life: let thistles grow instead of wheat, and COCKLE instead of barley. The words of Job are ended. ( Job 31:39-40 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

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"Entry for 'Cockle'". A King James Dictionary.