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caw
American English: //
British English: /kɔː/

Translation of caw in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • Example sentences
    • Rooks caw in the trees, jackdaws nest in their new chimney, sparrows feed on neighbours' tables.
    • But it's also a rustic idyll - an extensively renovated old style estate cottage in the middle of a copse of tall tree where rooks caw incessantly in the Spring sunshine.
    • Thrushes sing in the green shrubbery; rooks caw in the elms.

noun

  • 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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