Cockcrowing
Cockcrow Cock"crow, Cockcrowing Cock"crow`ing, n. The time at which cocks first crow; the early morning; the first light of day.

Syn: dawn, dawning, morning, aurora, first light, daybreak, break of day, break of the day, dayspring, sunrise, sunup. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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