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To make a bird sound

tweet

verb

if a small bird tweets, it makes a series of short high sounds

quack

verb

to make the sound that a duck makes

crow

verb

if a cock (=male chicken) crows, it makes a loud high noise

squawk

verb

when a bird squawks, it makes a loud unpleasant noise in its throat

hoot

verb

to make the deep sound that an owl makes

gobble

verb

to make the sound made by a turkey

caw

verb

when crows (=large black birds) caw, they make a loud unpleasant sound

cheep

verb

if a bird cheeps, it makes short high sounds

chirp

verb

when a bird or an insect chirps, it makes a short high sound

cluck

verb

if a chicken clucks, it makes its usual short low sound

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the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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