Squawk

Definition of Squawk

Pronunciation: skwạk
v. i.1.To utter a shrill, abrupt scream; to squeak harshly.
[imp. & p. p. Squawked (skwạkt); p. pr. & vb. n. Squawking.]
Squawking thrush
(Zool.) the missel turush; - so called from its note when alarmed.
n.1.Act of squawking; a harsh squeak.
2.(Zool.) The American night heron. See under Night.
Squawk duck
(Zool.) the bimaculate duck (Anas glocitans). It has patches of reddish brown behind, and in front of, each eye.

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