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chirk

[ churk ]
/ tʃɜrk /
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verb (used without object)
to make a shrill, chirping noise.
verb (used with object)
Informal. to cheer (usually followed by up).
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Origin of chirk

before 1000; Middle English chirken to creak, chirrup, Old English circian to roar
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