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cackling at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


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

Cackle \Cac"kle\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cackled} (-k'ld); p. pr.
& vb. n. {Cackling}.] [OE. cakelen; cf. LG. kakeln, D.
kakelen, G. gackeln, gackern; all of imitative origin. Cf.
{Gagle}, {Cake} to cackle.]
1. To make a sharp, broken noise or cry, as a hen or goose

When every goose is cackling. --Shak.

2. To laugh with a broken noise, like the cackling of a hen
or a goose; to giggle. --Arbuthnot.

3. To talk in a silly manner; to prattle. --Johnson.

Cackling \Cac"kling\, n.
The broken noise of a goose or a hen.

cackling at English (WD) Of Explained:



  • Inter: present participle of » cackle


    * clacking

  • Translation: de » cackling
    Translation: fr » cackling
    Translation: sv » cackling
    Translation: vi » cackling