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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of cluck.


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  • Elizabeth Eliza shook the reins, and pulled them, and then she clucked to the horse; and Mrs. Peterkin clucked; and the little boys whistled and shouted; but still the horse would not go.

    The Peterkin Papers

  • So it was reassuring when she clucked sympathetically at the bone-weariness I described, and suggested that I take a nap before the boys got back.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandmothers

  • Ivy clucked her tongue and rolled her eyes, turning away from Missy as if she were trying to keep herself from pouncing on her.


  • Then she looked down at her fingers, clucked her tongue, and backed away, stuffing her hands under her arms.


  • For three hours at a City Council meeting, residents clucked over the latest debate ruffling feathers here: Should homeowners be allowed to keep chickens in their backyards?

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: July 15, 2009

  • He clucked that putrid tongue of his and sighed a happy sigh, sending more dust pouring off the pedestal.


  • She clucked her tongue at Zane and shook her head disapprovingly.

    My Fair Succubi

  • Harmmed, who fussed around and clucked over the purchases like an anxious old hen.


  • They clicked and clucked through interactive screens that taught them the elements of aviation.

    Steve Nelson: Kill the Computers and Save the Children

  • “And when the little butterball came out to dance, the queen just up and left,” Teddy clucked.

    Exit the Actress


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