cawing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

cawing

  1. present participle of caw

Noun[edit]

cawing ‎(plural cawings)

  1. The act of producing a caw sound.
    • 1858, The Naturalist (volume 8, page 147)
      Whilst the proceedings of the Rooks seemed to be regulated with order and system, their cawings were significant of a good understanding, and the musical tones mentioned by the Editor of "The Naturalist," no one could fail to distinguish.