[syn: cookie, cooky, biscuit]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Cooky \Cook"y\, n.; pl. Cookies. [Cf. D. koek cake, dim.
koekje; akin to G. kuchen, E. cake; or cf. OE. coket, prob.,
a sort of cake, and prob. of French origin.]
A small, flat, sweetened cake of various kinds.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the cook on a ranch or at a camp [syn: cookie, cooky]
2: any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the
British term) [syn: cookie, cooky, biscuit]
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):
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