Definition of Quackle

1. v. i. & t. To suffocate; to choke.



Definition of Quackle

1. Verb. (transitive, obsolete) To choke. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive archaic) To make a quacking sound. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quackle

1. to quack [v QUACKLED, QUACKLING, QUACKLES] - See also: quack

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quackle

quackeries
quackers
quackery
quackhood
quackier
quackiest
quacking
quackingly
quackings
quackish
quackishly
quackishness
quackism
quackisms
quackle
quackled
quackles
quacklike
quackling
quackmire
quackmires
quacks
quacksalver
quacksalvers
quacky
quad
quad-
quad bike
quad bikes

Literary usage of Quackle

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1. Suffolk Words and Phrases: Or, An Attempt to Collect the Lingual Localisms by Edward Moor (1823)
"... and Quackle. " To grain or grane " is given by Ray among his S. and E. country words, and explained " to choak or throttle." EW p. 77. GREEZE. ..."

2. The Best Short Stories of ... and the Yearbook of the American Short Story edited by Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien (1922)
"Quackle-duck," he announces. Flora spreads out her hands, sinks on her rump, ... "Quackle-duck — yours," says the boy. She takes the string from his hand. ..."

3. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"Quackle, verb. (American).—To drink ; to gobble ; to choke ... Simple ducks m those royal waters Quackle for crumbs from young royal fingers. ..."

4. The Complete Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray (1889)
"I met Quackle, the barrister— snuffy upper lip. ... Quackle blush, indeed! I went into Bulter and Vogel's, my tailors, in Clifford Street — snuffy upper lip ..."

5. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"Simple ducks in those royal waters quackle for crumbs from young royal fingers.—Car- tyle, Fr. Rev., Ft. II. Bk. I. ch. i. ..."

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