The harsh cry of a crow or similar bird.
More example sentences
- Instead I was met with the harsh caw of a crow, breaking the eerie silence.
- The crow's caw is much more harsh and resonant than that of the rook.
- The ground was hard and brown and rocky, parched, but the caw of birds from a nearby grove of olive trees muted the sound of my footsteps.
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late 16th century: imitative.
Definition of caw in:
- The British & World English dictionary