from The Century Dictionary.

  • To cry as a buck in rutting-time.
  • noun The cry of a buck in rutting-time.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The cry of a buck in rutting time.
  • intransitive verb To cry, as a buck in rutting time.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The cry of a deer.
  • verb To make the cry of a deer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb emit a cry intended to attract other animals; used especially of animals at rutting time


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  • The rutting call of bucks, to cry out in this manner.

    May 17, 2008