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

  Honk \Honk\ (h[o^][ng]k), n. [Of imitative origin.] (Zool.)
     The cry of a wild goose. -- Honk"ing, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Honk \Honk\ (h[o^][ng]k), n.
     1. To make a sound like the honk of a goose.
        [PJC]
  
     2. Specifically: To sound the horn on an automobile or other
        motor vehicle.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  honk
      n 1: the cry of a goose (or any sound resembling this)
      v 1: make a loud noise; "The horns of the taxis blared" [syn:
           honk, blare, beep, claxon, toot]
      2: use the horn of a car [syn: honk, claxon]
      3: cry like a goose; "The geese were honking" [syn: honk,
         cronk]
      4: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After
         drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged
         continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him
         last night" [syn: vomit, vomit up, purge, cast,
         sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch,
         puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk,
         regurgitate, throw up] [ant: keep down]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  72 Moby Thesaurus words for "honk":
     bay, beep, bell, blare, blast, blat, blow, blow the horn, bray,
     bugle, cackle, call, carol, caw, chatter, cheep, chirk, chirp,
     chirr, chirrup, chitter, chuck, clack, clarion, cluck,
     cock-a-doodle-doo, coo, croak, cronk, crow, cuckoo, drum, fanfare,
     flourish of trumpets, gabble, gaggle, gobble, guggle, hoo, hoot,
     peal, peep, pip, pipe, quack, roll, scold, shriek, sing, sound,
     sound a tattoo, sound taps, squawk, squeal, tantara, tantarara,
     taps, tarantara, tattoo, toot, tootle, trill, trumpet,
     trumpet blast, trumpet call, tweedle, tweet, twit, twitter, warble,
     whistle, wind
  
  

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