Daker hen
Daker hen Da"ker hen` [Perh. fr. W. crecial the daker hen; crec a sharp noise (creg harsh, hoarse, crechian to scream) + iar hen; or cf. D. duiken to dive, plunge.] (Zo["o]l.) The corncrake or land rail.

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • daker-hen — da·ker hen …   English syllables

  • daker-hen — “+ˌ noun Etymology: origin unknown : corncrake …   Useful english dictionary

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