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 for Crake
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crake \Crake\ (kr[=a]k), v. t. & i. [See Crack.]
     1. To cry out harshly and loudly, like the bird called crake.
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     2. To boast; to speak loudly and boastfully. [Obs.]
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              Each man may crake of that which was his own. --Mir.
                                                    for Mag.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crake \Crake\, n.
     A boast. See Crack, n. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crake \Crake\, n. [Cf. Icel. kr[=a]ka crow, kr[=a]kr raven, Sw.
     kr[*a]ka, Dan. krage; perh. of imitative origin. Cf. Crow.]
     (Zool.)
     Any species or rail of the genera Crex and Porzana; -- so
     called from its singular cry. See Corncrake.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  crake
      n 1: any of several short-billed Old World rails

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