Origin of cack
Examples from the Web for cack
Cack′ler, a fowl that cackles: a talkative, gossiping person; Cack′ling, noise of a goose or hen.
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
Cap'n Eb says he never see a fellow seem scareder than Cack did when he see Ketury a-standin' there.