Clucking
Clucking Cluck"ing, n. The noise or call of a brooding hen. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Clucking — Cluck Cluck, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Clucked}; p pr. & vb. n. {Clucking}.] [AS. cloccian; cf. D. klokken, G. glucken, glucksen, LG. klukken, Dan. klukke; all prob. of imitative origin.] To make the noise, or utter the call, of a brooding hen. Ray.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clucking — 1. noun The action of the verb to cluck. 2. adjective That clucks or cluck. clucking chickens …   Wiktionary

  • clucking — klÊŒk n. sound uttered by a hen, cackle v. make a noise like a hen, make a clicking sound with the tongue …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clucking — noun the sound made by a hen (as in calling her chicks) • Syn: ↑cluck • Derivationally related forms: ↑cluck (for: ↑cluck) • Hypernyms: ↑cry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clucking Blossom — is a free all ages festival in Fairbanks, Alaska that combines art, and music. Its stated goal is to bring community together and create new bridges of communication. One of the original seeds that created the event was a frustration that local… …   Wikipedia

  • clucking hen —  a hen desirous of sitting to hatch her eggs. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

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  • cluck — cluck1 [klʌk] v [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: From the sound] 1.) if a chicken clucks, it makes a short low sound 2.) [I and T] to express sympathy or disapproval by saying something, or by making a short low noise with your tongue ▪ Edith clucked… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cluck — [[t]klʌ̱k[/t]] clucks, clucking, clucked 1) VERB When a hen clucks, it makes short, low noises. The hens were already roosting high above my head, clucking softly into their feathers. 2) VERB (disapproval) To cluck over someone or something means …   English dictionary

  • cluck — I [[t]klʌk[/t]] v. i. 1) anb to utter the cry of a hen brooding or calling her chicks 2) to make a similar sound, esp. one expressing concern, approval, etc 3) to call by clucking 4) to express by clucking 5) anb the sound uttered by a hen when… …   From formal English to slang

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