- (n.) The sharp broken noise made by a goose or by a hen that has laid an egg.
- (n.) Idle talk; silly prattle.
- (v. i.) To make a sharp, broken noise or cry, as a hen or goose does.
- (v. i.) To laugh with a broken noise, like the cackling of a hen or a goose; to giggle.
- (v. i.) To talk in a silly manner; to prattle.