Cawing
Caw \Caw\ (k[add]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cawed} (k[add]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cawing}.] [Imitative. [root]22 Cf. {Chough}.] To cry like a crow, rook, or raven. [1913 Webster]

Rising and cawing at the gun's report. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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