Crake

Definition of Crake

Pronunciation: krāk
v. t. & i.1.To cry out harshly and loudly, like the bird called crake.
2.To boast; to speak loudly and boastfully.
Each man may crake of that which was his own.
- Mir. for Mag.
n.1.A boast. See Crack, n.
1.(Zool.) Any species or rail of the genera Crex and Porzana; - so called from its singular cry. See Corncrake.

Related Words

corncrake, Crex crex, land rail, Porzana porzana, rail, spotted crake
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