- the harsh, grating cry of the crow, raven, etc.
verb (used without object)
- to utter this cry or a similar sound.
- the cry of a crow, rook, or raven
- (intr) to make this cry
- Canadian Auto Workers (trade union)
“make a sound like a crow, raven, etc.,” 1580s, imitative. Related: Cawed; cawing.