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clack

[ klak ]
/ klæk /
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verb (used without object)

verb (used with object)

to utter by clacking.
to cause to clack: He clacked the cup against the saucer.

noun

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Origin of clack

1200–50; Middle English clacken; imitative
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British Dictionary definitions for clack

clack
/ (klæk) /

verb

to make or cause to make a sound like that of two pieces of wood hitting each other
(intr) to jabber
a less common word for cluck

noun

Word Origin for clack

C13: probably from Old Norse klaka to twitter, of imitative origin
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