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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of several short-billed Old World rails.

Usage examples (34)
  • By the edge of the growing corn is heard, iterative and wearisome, the "crake," "crake" of the corn-crake.
  • Iffen yu downt gibs me noms now, I will kills dis cup crake dead.
  • The crake is quarrelsome, clever at making a living, but in other ways an unlucky bird.
  • Now and again a corn-crake, moving in silence, bowed to the ground, but betrayed by its loquacity. for more
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