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bleat in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbleatbleat /bliːt/ verb  1 HBAC[intransitive] to make the sound that a sheep or goat makes2 [intransitive, transitive] informalCOMPLAIN to complain in a silly or annoying way ‘But I’ve only just got here, ’ bleated Simon.bleat noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
bleatThey skipped about my feet, a flock of lambs bleating around a daft young heifer.While he watched it half an hour passed; beggars had gathered and were bleating around his knees.The fog-horn, its sound now muffled by the houses, continued to bleat at regular intervals.Mr. Lorrimer's voice, frail and querulous, was bleating at the other end.When federalists bleat on about how interdependent the world is, one wonders what world they live in.