Squawking
Squawk Squawk (skw[add]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Squawked} (skw[add]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squawking}.] [See {Squeak}.] To utter a shrill, abrupt scream; to squeak harshly. [1913 Webster]

{Squawking thrush} (Zo["o]l.), the missel turush; -- so called from its note when alarmed. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]


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