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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term);
[syn: cookie, cooky, biscuit]

2. the cook on a ranch or at a camp;
[syn: cookie, cooky]

3. a short line of text that a web site puts on your computer's hard drive when you access the web site;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cookey \Cook"ey\, Cookie \Cook"ie\, n. See Cooky. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cookie n 1: any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term) [syn: cookie, cooky, biscuit] 2: the cook on a ranch or at a camp [syn: cookie, cooky] 3: a short line of text that a web site puts on your computer's hard drive when you access the web site
The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

cookie n. A handle, transaction ID, or other token of agreement between cooperating programs. ?I give him a packet, he gives me back a cookie.? The claim check you get from a dry-cleaning shop is a perfect mundane example of a cookie; the only thing it's useful for is to relate a later transaction to this one (so you get the same clothes back). Syn. magic cookie; see also fortune cookie. Now mainstream in the specific sense of web-browser cookies.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

cookie cooky 1. HTTP cookie. 2. A handle, transaction ID, or other token of agreement between cooperating programs. "I give him a packet, he gives me back a cookie". The ticket you get from a dry-cleaning shop is an example of a cookie; the only thing it's useful for is to relate a later transaction to this one (so you get the same clothes back). Compare magic cookie; see also fortune cookie. 3. A cracker term for the password list on a multi-user computer. 4. An adjective describing a computer that just became toast. (1997-04-14)