crake

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crake

noun \ˈkrāk\

Definition of CRAKE

1
:  any of various rails; especially :  a short-billed rail (as the corncrake)
2
:  the corncrake's cry

Origin of CRAKE

Middle English, probably from Old Norse krāka crow or krākr raven; akin to Old English crāwan to crow
First Known Use: 14th century

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