Daker hen

Daker hen

Da"ker hen`\ [Perh. fr. W. crecial the daker hen; crec a sharp noise (creg harsh, hoarse, crechian to scream) + iar hen; or cf. D. duiken to dive, plunge.] (Zo["o]l.) The corncrake or land rail.
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