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Definition of the noun crake

What does crake mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: crakes

  1. any of several short-billed Old World rails
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic word: rail = any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud
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Alternative definition of the noun crake

noun

  1. Any of several birds, of the family Rallidae, that have short bills.

Character

Crake is a fictional character from the 1918 film The Sporting Life.

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"Crake" is a composition.

Phrases with Crake

  1. corn crake
  2. Black Crake
  3. Ruddy Crake
  4. Little Crake
  5. African Crake
  6. Andaman Crake
  7. spotted crake
  8. Striped Crake
  9. Uniform Crake
  10. Red-Eyed Crake
  11. Speckled Crake
  12. Spotless Crake
  13. Baillon's Crake
  14. Colombian Crake
  15. Galapagos Crake
  16. Ocellated Crake
  17. Australian Crake
  18. Dot-Winged Crake
  19. Red-Legged Crake
  20. Red-Necked Crake

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Crake

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Google previewA Complete Collection of English Proverbs ... To which is added ... a collection of English words, not generally used ... Reprinted verbatim from the edition of 1768 (1817)

by John Ray

Crake is the name of an ancient family with us (in the East Riding of Yorkshire) as crane, dove, heron, sparrow, swallow, &c. have given sirnames sufficiently known . Mr. Brokesby. To coup, to exchange, or swap; horse-coupers, horse-buyers, ...

Google previewBirds of Australia (2014)

A Photographic Guide by Iain Campbell, Sam Woods, Nick Leseberg

Spotless Crake is a common species throughout most wet regions of se. and sw. Australia and TAS, and also has a population in the Top End (NT). In n. Australia, it is far less confiding than White-browed Crake. 3 BAILLON'S CRAKE Porzana ...

Google previewThe English Lake District Fisheries (1899)

by John Watson

THE CRAKE The river Crake is the effluent of Coniston Water. Flowing through the Crake valley, it joins the Leven estuary at Greenodd. It is a fairly good trout- stream, with the qualification that the trout are shy risers. This is probably ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

CRAIL—CRAKE. CRAIL, lm'di: royal and parliamentary bur h and seaport in the ' East Neuk ' of Fifeshire, Scotlan , 2 m. s.w. of Fifeness, 10 m. s.e. of St. Andrews. 0. was a town of some note in the middle ages, being then called Caryll. There are traces of an old castle and of a priory college. The Established Church (Presb .), though it has undergone Crail Church (before the restoration). many alterations, is still substantially the ancient structure; and the square tower, with the breech ...

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopedia of Law (1890)

by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland

117; Crake v. Crake, 18 Ind. 156; ...

Google previewMiddle English Dictionary (1962)

by Hans Kurath

Florence 93: Many a crowne y schall gare crake, And bodyes to drowpe and dare. 2. (a) To be downcast,be sad, grieve, ...

Google previewA General Dictionary of Provincialsims ... (1840)

by William Holloway (of Rye, in Sussex.)

" To CRACK, CRAKE, v. n. [Krekia, Isl. to boast.] To boast ; to brag. York. Norf.

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Small photo of Thai traditional water, Ice crake (crake flower) with lemon tea on wooden table, Subject is blurredSmall photo of Thai traditional water, Ice crake (crake flower) with lemon tea on wooden table, Subject is blurredSmall photo of Red crake flowerSmall photo of Common Moorhen build nest , The Common Moorhen is a waterbird in the rail and crake familySmall photo of Slaty Breasted Crake: a beautiful and large Crake found in wetlands of Thailand; it is very skittish and just by the sight of humans, it will retreat deep inside its habitat.Small photo of Slaty Breasted Crake: a beautiful and large Crake found in wetlands of Thailand; it is very skittish and just by the sight of humans, it will retreat deep inside its habitat.Small photo of Slaty Breasted Crake: a beautiful and large Crake found in wetlands of Thailand; it is very skittish and just by the sight of humans, it will retreat deep inside its habitat. More...

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Quotes about Crake

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Scrabble value of C3R1A1K5E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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