cackler

Definitions of cackler
  1. noun
    any of various insectivorous Old World birds with a loud incessant song; in some classifications considered members of the family Muscicapidae
    synonyms: babbler
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    type of:
    oscine, oscine bird
    passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
  2. noun
    a hen that has just laid an egg and emits a shrill squawk
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    type of:
    biddy, hen
    adult female chicken
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