in full cry

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Definition of in full cry

1 : full of anger, excitement, etc., especially in reaction to something The school's budget is being cut, and teachers and parents are in full cry.
2 of hunting dogs : in the act of chasing an animal and making noise

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“In full cry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20full%20cry. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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