cockles of (one's) heart

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cockles of (one's) heart

The deepest part of oneself. Often used in the phrase "warmed the cockles of (one's) heart." Thank you so much—your kind words really warmed the cockles of my heart.
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cockles of (one's) heart

One's innermost feelings: The valentine warmed the cockles of my heart.
See also: cockle, heart, of
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His Blues counterpart, David Young, would have been purring after this victory and the sight of the Blues pack pushing the Dragons scrum around would have warmed the cockles of his heart.