cockcrow

noun
cock·​crow | \ˈkäk-ˌkrō \

Definition of cockcrow 

: dawn

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Synonyms & Antonyms for cockcrow

Synonyms

aurora, dawn, dawning, day, daybreak, daylight, light, morn, morning, sun, sunrise, sunup

Antonyms

nightfall, sundown, sunset

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Examples of cockcrow in a Sentence

by cockcrow the mysterious stranger had vanished

First Known Use of cockcrow

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cockcrow was in the 13th century

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