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cook·ie [kook-ee]
1.a small cake made from stiff, sweet dough rolled and sliced or dropped by spoonfuls on a large, flat pan (cookie sheet) and baked.
2.Informal. dear; sweetheart (a term of address, usually connoting affection).
a.a person: a smart cookie; a tough cookie.
b.an alluring young woman.
4.Computers. a message, or segment of data, containing information about a user, sent by a Web server to a browser and sent back to the server each time the browser requests a Web page.
5.South Atlantic States (chiefly North Carolina). a doughnut.
6.Scot. a bun.
7.toss or spill one's cookies, Slang. to vomit.
Also, cooky.

[Origin: 1695–1705, < D koekie, dial. var. of koekje, equiv. to koek cake + -je dim. suffix]

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