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...
- Craker is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Chris Craker (born 1959), British clarinetist Lorilee Craker (born 1968), Canadian American...
- The Baillon's crake (Porzana pusilla), or Marsh crake is a very small waterbird of the family Rallidae. Their breeding habitat is sedge beds in Europe...
- The little crake (Porzana parva) is a very small waterbird of the family Rallidae. The genus name Porzana is derived from Venetian terms for small rails...
- The slaty-legged crake or banded crake (Rallina eurizonoides) is a waterbird in the rail and crake family, Rallidae. Its breeding habitat is swamps and...
- The spotted crake (Porzana porzana) is a small waterbird of the family Rallidae. The scientific name is derived from Venetian terms for small rails. The...
- Francis William Crake MC (1893 – 28 November 1920) was a British Army and Royal Irish Constabulary officer. He was born and lived in Newcastle upon Tyne...
- The River Crake is a short river in the English Lake District. The name probably derives from the Celtic languages (most likely Brythonic languages; ie...
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