Part of speech: noun

The cry of the crow.

Part of speech: verb

To cry like a crow.

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Usage examples "caw":

  1. Lofty arches yawned in the sunlight and a silence as of the grave reigned, broken only by an occasional caw from an inquisitive crow, or the intermittent chattering of apes. - "Banked Fires", E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi.
  2. The crows caw reverently in lofty trees. - "The Red Hand of Ulster", George A. Birmingham.
  3. I was stooping down to examine a specially clear one, when the loud caw of a very bored looking crow sitting on the wall just above my head made me jump as I have seldom in my life jumped, and reminded me that I was trespassing. - "Elizabeth and her German Garden", "Elizabeth", AKA Marie Annette Beauchamp.