cockcrow

noun

cock·​crow ˈkäk-ˌkrō How to pronounce cockcrow (audio)
: dawn

Examples of cockcrow in a Sentence

by cockcrow the mysterious stranger had vanished

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cockcrow was in the 14th century

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“Cockcrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cockcrow. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

cockcrow

noun
cock·​crow ˈkäk-ˌkrō How to pronounce cockcrow (audio)
: early morning

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