He ate the pieces of cookie and the cabbage leaves they gave him, and bleated to ask for more.
He hid in a corner, puffed out his cheeks, and bleated like a calf.
The deer lifted its muzzle high and bleated forth a wailing cry, and at the same moment two rifles sounded.
When Mr. Lee first brought the lamb home, it cried, or bleated, continually.
Then she bleated quite fondly, went to Moni's other side and rubbed her head on the other shoulder.
The poor little goat, in great alarm, lowered his horns and bleated.
This one had no tricks; she neither capered nor butted with her head, but she stood perfectly still and bleated all the time.
"The both of 'em says they're goin' to do fer you," bleated Mr. Bardlock.
“I must protest,” Blaise bleated, but Brilliana would not listen to him.
They came to me separately: one bleated, another screamed, one howled.
Old English blætan, from West Germanic *bhle- (cf. Dutch blaten "to bleat"), of imitative origin (cf. Greek blekhe "a bleating; the wailing of children," Old Church Slavonic blejat "to bleat," Latin flere "to weep"). Related: Bleated; bleating.
c.1500, from bleat (v.).