Definition of Crake. Meaning of Crake. Synonyms of Crake

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Definition of Crake

Crake
Crake Crake (kr[=a]k), v. t. & i. [See Crack.] 1. To cry out harshly and loudly, like the bird called crake. 2. To boast; to speak loudly and boastfully. [Obs.] Each man may crake of that which was his own. --Mir. for Mag.
Crake
Crake Crake, n. A boast. See Crack, n. [Obs.] --Spenser.
Crake
Crake Crake, n. [Cf. Icel. kr[=a]ka crow, kr[=a]kr raven, Sw. kr[*a]ka, Dan. krage; perh. of imitative origin. Cf. Crow.] (Zo["o]l.) Any species or rail of the genera Crex and Porzana; -- so called from its singular cry. See Corncrake.

Meaning of Crake from wikipedia

- Oryx and Crake is a 2003 novel by Canadian author Margaret Atwood. She has described the novel as speculative fiction and adventure romance, rather than...
- ground-living birds. The family exhibits considerable diversity and includes the crakes, coots, and gallinules. Many species are ****ociated with wetlands, although...
- The corn crake, corncrake or landrail (Crex crex) is a bird in the rail family. It breeds in Europe and Asia as far east as western China, and migrates...
- The African crake (Crecopsis egregia) is a small- to medium-size ground-living bird in the rail family, found in most of central to southern Africa. It...
- Play media The little crake (Za****ia parva) is a very small waterbird of the family Rallidae. parva is Latin for "small". Its breeding habitat is reed...
- Baillon's crake (Za****ia pusilla), also known as the marsh crake, is a small waterbird of the family Rallidae. Their breeding habitat is sedge beds in...
- Francis William Crake MC (19 April 1893 – 28 November 1920) was a British Army and Royal Irish Constabulary officer. Francis Crake was born on 19 April...
- The spotless crake (Za****ia tabuensis) is a species of bird in the rail family, Rallidae. As an adult the spotless crake can reach a length of 17 – 20 cm;...
- The Henderson crake or red-e**** crake (Za****ia atra) is a species of flightless bird in the family Rallidae. It is endemic to Henderson Island in the...
- crake (Laterallus ruber) is a bird in the rail family, Rallidae. Other names the Ruddy Crake is known by are “Red Rail”, “Rudy Rail” and “Red Crake”...