Australian Slang
1. (n., v.) cackle;
2. have a laugh;
3. someone with a sense of humour;
4. very funny person: 'That guy's such a cack';
5. faeces;
6. defecate; to soil with excrement: 'The baby cacked its nappy' (from Middle English cakken, kakken)
North Country (Newcastle) Words
vb. alvum exonerare; cack, cacky, n. stercus; cackhouse - a domestic temple

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  • cack — cack·ler; cack; cack·le; …   English syllables

  • Cack — (k[a^]k), v. i. [OE. cakken, fr. L. cacare; akin to Gr. kakka^n, and to OIr. cacc dung; cf. AS. cac.] To ease the body by stool; to go to stool. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cack|le — «KAK uhl», noun, verb, led, ling. –n. 1. the shrill, broken sound that a hen makes, especially after laying an egg: »The cackle in the henhouse awoke the farmer. 2. shrill, harsh, or broken laughter: »Before the comedian finished the joke, there… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cack — act of voiding excrement; to void excrement, mid 15c., from L. cacare (see CACA (Cf. caca)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cack — ► NOUN Brit. informal ▪ excrement. ORIGIN Old English, from Latin cacare defecate …   English terms dictionary

  • cack — [keek] 1. n. dung; feces. (Usually objectionable. See also caca.) □ Wipe that cack off your shoes before you come in here! □ The sidewalks are just covered with cack! 2. in. to defecate. (Usually objectionable.) □ The dog cacked right there on… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • cack — /kæk/ (say kak) Colloquial –noun 1. muck; filth. 2. faeces. 3. a very funny person: she s such a cack. 4. a very funny incident; a social event, etc., involving lots of humour: the party was a real cack. –verb (i) 5. to defecate. –verb (t) 6. to… …  

  • cack — 1. verb a) To defecate. <!Websters 1913 b) In brass instrument technique, to incorrectly play a note by hitting a partial other than the one intended: The bugler hopes not to cack during his performance.; The conductor instructed the trumpet… …   Wiktionary

  • Cack — Excrement; from this, though much reduced, we have today cack handed = clumsy. [< Lat. caco = to defecate] …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Cack — 1. (n., v.) cackle; 2. have a laugh; 3. someone with a sense of humour; 4. very funny person: That guy s such a cack ; 5. faeces; 6. defecate; to soil with excrement: The baby cacked its nappy (from Middle English cakken, kakken) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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