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  • v. Present participle of chack.


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  • I pished at some long-tailed tits as they came around us, and the boys laughed because I was caught in flagrante, sucking and chacking, as another walker crossed our path.

    A Year on the Wing

  • If they are chacking out a subject matter I like to steer them to readable NF in the area.

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  • Timmy leapt up as if he was going to chase Nosey, and the jackdaw promptly flew up to a crossbeam, and sat there chacking with laughter.

    Five On Finniston Farm

  • Snippet joined in, and the jackdaw danced up and down on Harry's shoulder, chacking hoarsely.

    Five On Finniston Farm

  • The jackdaw flew down to Harry's shoulder, chacking loudly, bored with all this walking!

    Five On Finniston Farm

  • Timmy came too, and so did Snippet, but the jackdaw thought better of it, and remained at the enlarged opening of the burrow, chacking loudly.

    Five On Finniston Farm

  • Nosey flew up on to the top of the hen-house, and flapped his wings, chacking rude things in a very loud voice indeed.

    Five On Finniston Farm

  • Snippet was there, leaping about ridiculously with little bits of wood in his mouth, and Nosey the jackdaw had suddenly taken a fancy to the shavings that now covered the floor, and ran about chacking, and picking them up.

    Five On Finniston Farm

  • The Valley widened as it dropped to the leap and fume and swirl of the foaming river; and the double tandem grays kept step with a proud chacking up of heads and bristling of arched necks and movement of thigh and shoulder muscles under satin skin like shuttles.

    The Freebooters of the Wilderness

  • The two horses stood with lowered heads chacking on the bit and pawing.

    The Freebooters of the Wilderness


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