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cockcrow

Syllabification: cock·crow
Pronunciation: /ˈkäkˌkrō
 
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Definition of cockcrow in English:

noun

literary
Dawn: the hour of cockcrow was still far off
More example sentences
  • Indian boys play with makeshift bats and balls from cockcrow to nightfall.
  • He farms, gets up at cockcrow for milking and still manages to run the award winning farm B & B with his wife and three sons.
  • The second son of a police chief, his duties began at cockcrow and included a strict daily fitness regime devised by his disciplinarian father.

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