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cackle in Birds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcacklecack‧le1 /ˈkækəl/ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 1 LAUGHto laugh in a loud unpleasant way, making short high soundssee thesaurus at laugh2 HBBSOUNDwhen a chicken cackles, it makes a loud high sound→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
cackle"Oh we've got him now!" I cackled, dancing round the room.She is apt to cackle evilly.In telling it, he cackled like a corncrake and waved his arms about.When I said this, he started cackling like a madman.He kept laughing, cackling, making wild, insane remarks.A police car radio cackled raucously.Mad machines gibbered, cackled, screeched insanely and blasted each other with sudden bursts of machine gun fire.She begins cackling, smacking her lips, like a child thinking of a turkey dinner.The hens clambered in, cackling with delight and greed.