Etymology
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cackle (v.)

early 13c., imitative of the noise of a hen (see cachinnation); perhaps partly based on Middle Dutch kake "jaw," with frequentative suffix -el (3). As "to laugh," 1712. Related: Cackled; cackling.

cackle (n.)

1670s, "sound made by a hen or goose," from cackle (v.). From 1856 as "a short laugh." Cackleberries, slang for "eggs" is first recorded 1880.

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Definitions of cackle
1
cackle (v.)
talk or utter in a cackling manner;
The women cackled when they saw the movie star step out of the limousine
cackle (v.)
squawk shrilly and loudly, characteristic of hens;
cackle (v.)
emit a loud, unpleasant kind of laughing;
2
cackle (n.)
the sound made by a hen after laying an egg;
cackle (n.)
noisy talk;
Synonyms: yak / yack / yakety-yak / chatter
cackle (n.)
a loud laugh suggestive of a hen's cackle;
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