- a soft-soled, heelless shoe for infants.
Origin of cack
First recorded in 1890–95; of obscure origin
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Examples from the Web for cack
Cack′ler, a fowl that cackles: a talkative, gossiping person; Cack′ling, noise of a goose or hen.
Cap'n Eb says he never see a fellow seem scareder than Cack did when he see Ketury a-standin' there.
I suppose he and Cack got drinking toddy together, till he got asleep, and dreamed it.
Cack, cack, also garrulous gabble intermixed with whistling notes.Color Key to North American Birds
Frank M. Chapman
Word Origin and History for cack
"act of voiding excrement; to void excrement," mid-15c., from Latin cacare (see caca). Related: Cacked; cacking.
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