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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If Berbatov's decisive third wasn't enough to warm the cockles of their hearts, a stunning second reminiscent of United legend and mercurial genius Eric Cantona most certainly did.
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