Definition of Cock-a-doodle-doo

1. Noun. An imitation of the crow of a cock.

Generic synonyms: Crow

Definition of Cock-a-doodle-doo

1. Noun. The cry of the rooster. ¹

2. Interjection. The cry of the rooster. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cock-a-doodle-doo

cochleopupillary reflex
cochleosacculotomy
cochleostapedial reflex
cochleovestibular
cochon de lait
cochromite
cocillana
cocinera
cocineras
cocirculating
cocitation
cocitations
cock's comb test
cock's eggs
cock-a-doodle-doo (current term)
cock-a-doodle-doos
cock-a-hoop
cock-a-leekie
cock-and-bull stories
cock-and-bull story
cock-cheese
cock-eyed
cock-fighting
cock-horse
cock-horses
cock-of-the-rock
cock-padle
cock-padles
cock-robin

Literary usage of Cock-a-doodle-doo

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1. Children's Literature: A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher by Charles Madison Curry (1921)
"127 COCK A DOODLE DOO Cock a doodle doo! My dame has lost her shoe; ... Cock a doodle doo! What is my dame to do? Till master finds his fiddling stick, ..."

2. The Army of the Potomac: Behind the Scenes. A Diary of Unwritten History by Alfred Lewis Castleman (1863)
"ALEXANDRIA, SEPTEMBER 6TH, 1802 WONDERFUL CAMPAIGN COMMENCED " cock-a-doodle-doo " PROSPECTIVE, AMENDE HONORABLE CURE FOR HOME SICKNESS SOUTH MOUNTAIN ..."

3. The Young and Field Literary Readers by Ella Flagg Young, Walter Taylor Field (1916)
"cock-a-doodle-doo cock-a-doodle-doo! My dame lias lost her shoe; My master's lost his fiddling-stick, ... cock-a-doodle-doo! What is my dame to do ? ..."

4. Here and Now Story Book: Two-to Seven Year Olds, Experimental Stories by Lucy Sprague Mitchell (1921)
"So he threw his head way back and he opened his beak wide and he crowed: "cock-a-doodle-doo, cock-a-doodle-doo, I'm twice as smart as you, cock-a-doodle-doo ..."

5. The Folk-lore Readers: Book Two by Eulalie Osgood Grover (1914)
"cock-a-doodle-doo! What is my dame to do? Till master finds his fiddling stick, ... cock-a-doodle-doo! My dame has found her shoe, And master's found his ..."

6. Bombay Ducks: An Account of Some of the Every-day Birds and Beasts Found in by Douglas Dewar (1906)
"... THE cock-a-doodle-doo EVER since that far-off day in the prehistoric past, when some unknown Aryan shikari captured a pair of Callus ferrugineus and ..."

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