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 for cookie
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cookey \Cook"ey\, Cookie \Cook"ie\, n.
     See Cooky.
     [1913 Webster]

From 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

From 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.
  

From 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)
  

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