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cack Explained

Cack at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Cack \Cack\, v. i. [OE. cakken, fr. L. cacare; akin to Gr.
??????, and to OIr. cacc dung; cf. AS. cac.]
To ease the body by stool; to go to stool. --Pope.

cack at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: rhymes » æk

Etymology 1



Inter: en-nou » n
  • A squawk.
    1. 1916, Frank Michler Chapman, Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America, %22cacks%22|%22cacked%22|%22cacking%22+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&dq=%22a+cack%22|%22cacks%22|%22cacked%22|%22cacking%22+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=LCQcT9PeIuS4iQfZuaWgCw&redir_esc=y page 493,
    2. : Inter: .. » .for on occasions he gives utterance to an entirely uncharacteristic series of cacking notes, and even mounts high in the tree to sing a hesitating medley of the same unmusical cacks, broken whistled calls, and attempted trills.
    3. A discordant note.


      Inter: en-ver » b

  • Inter: context » of a bird To squawk.
  • 1990, P. H. Liotta, Learning to Fly, %22cacked%22|%22cacking%22+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&dq=%22cacks%22|%22cacked%22|%22cacking%22+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=BhgcT_KdOYWviQexs6mgCw&redir_esc=y page 32,
  • : Still fluffy with down, she often attacks the other birds, cacking and flashing her wings, or threatens me as I watch through the tiny peephole of the near box.
  • 2000, Minnesota Ornithologists′ Union, The Loon, Volumes 72-74, %22cacks%22|%22cacked%22|%22cacking%22+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&dq=%22a+cack%22|%22cacks%22|%22cacked%22|%22cacking%22+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=YigcT6HfJMSQiQfb5JH2Cw&redir_esc=y page 37,
  • : While the Gyrfalcon cacked loudly on each stoop, the owl did not scream.
  • 2007, Turk Allcott, Time Leak, %22cacked%22|%22cacking%22+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=BhgcT_KdOYWviQexs6mgCw&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22cacks%22|%22cacked%22|%22cacking%22%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false page 63,
  • : Peckle snitted them off and cacked at them. Then he flew up by the rope-tie spot and puffed out his chest and then the wrens made another dash for the scraps and he dove down and cacked them away.
  • Inter: context » brass instrument technique To incorrectly play a note by hitting a partial other than the one intended.
  • : Inter: intransitiv » e The bugler hopes not to cack during his performance.
  • : Inter: transitiv » e The conductor instructed the trumpet section not to cack the first note of the symphony.

    Etymology 2

    From Inter: etyl » la|en Inter: term » cacare||to defecate|lang=la. Compare Inter: term » caca|lang=en.


    Inter: en-ver » b

  • Inter: intransitiv » e To defecate.
    1. 2005, M. J. Simpson, Hitchhiker: A Biography of Douglas Adams, %22cacks%22|%22cacked%22|%22cacking%22+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=wS4cT5yQJKeTiAffwo3jCw&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22a%20cack%22|%22cacks%22|%22cacked%22|%22cacking%22%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false page 322,
    2. : ‘I asked him once if he got nervous before doing it,’ says Astin, ‘and he said he was absolutely cacking himself before going on stage, but as soon as he got there it was fantastic.’
    3. Inter: US » slang To kill.
    4. : “He tried to shoot me, so I cacked him.”
      * See also Category: Wikisaurus:defecate -


      Inter: en-nou » n

  • An act of defecation.
  • Excrement.
  • Rubbish.
    Derived terms
    * cack-handed, cack-house Inter: qualifier » archaic

    Etymology 3

    Inter: rfe » lang=en


    Inter: en-ver » b

  • Inter: Australian slan » g To laugh.
    1. : I had to cack when you fell down the stairs.
      See also
      * cack up

      Etymology 4

      From Inter: term » cock|lang=en.


      Inter: en-noun » -

  • Inter: slan » g penis.

  • Category: Category:en:Feces -
    Translation: et » cack
    Translation: fr » cack
    Translation: ko » cack
    Translation: ku » cack
    Translation: mg » cack
    Translation: vi » cack