- the sound made by a hen after laying an egg
- noisy talk
• (v. i.) To talk in a silly manner; to prattle. • (v. i.) To laugh with a broken noise, like the cackling of a hen or a goose; to giggle. • (v. i.) To make a sharp, broken noise or cry, as a hen or goose does. • (n.) The sharp broken noise made by a goose or by a hen that has laid an egg. • (n.) Idle talk; silly prattle.Ca...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/cackle/
a loud laugh suggestive of a hen`s cackleFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
Cac'kle intransitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Cackled
(-k'ld); present participle & verbal noun Cackling
.] [ Middle English cakelen
; confer LG. kakeln
, Dutch kakelen
, German gackeln
, gacker...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/3
Cac'kle noun 1.
The sharp broken noise made by a goose or by a hen that has laid an egg. « By her cackle
saved the state. Dryden.
Idle talk; silly prattle. « There is a buzz and cackle
all around regarding the sermon. Thackeray.
&...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/3
Cackle is Polari slang for talk, gossip.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZC.HTM
- the sound made by a hen after laying an egg 2. [n] - a loud laugh suggestive of a hen`s cackle 3. [v] - talk or utter in a cackling manner 4. [v] - squawk shrilly and loudly, characteristic of hens 5. [v] - emit a loud, unpleasant kind of laughingFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=cackle
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