cuckooing

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cuckooing

  1. Present participle of cuckoo.

Noun[edit]

cuckooing (plural cuckooings)

  1. The call of a cuckoo.
    • 1882 The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal
      . . . the mistaken idea that wagtails and hedge-warblers feed the young cuckoos they bring up, long after they leave the nest, whenever they hear their cuckooing, . . .

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