Cluck (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Clucked (?); p pr. & vb. n. Clucking.] [AS. cloccian; cf. D. klokken, G. glucken, glucksen, LG. klukken, Dan. klukke; all prob. of imitative origin.]

To make the noise, or utter the call, of a brooding hen.



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Cluck, v. t.

To call together, or call to follow, as a hen does her chickens.

She, poor hen, fond of no second brood, Has clucked three to the wars. Shak.


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Cluck, n.


The call of a hen to her chickens.


A click. See 3d Click, 2.


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