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Dec 3, 2020
garbonzuke Walk-on
word of the day: chanticleer
chanticleer noun
chan·​ti·​cleer | \ ˌchan-tə-ˈklir , ˌshan- \
Definition of chanticleer
chiefly literary
… now that that antisocial chanticleer has bitten the dust, the henhouse is as gentle and peaceful as a nunnery …
— Science 83

It is typically used like a proper name

… to brag as lustily as chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if only to wake my neighbors up.
— Henry David Thoreau

As to poor Crusoe in the self-same sea, no saint's bell pealed forth the lapse of week or month; each day went by unchallenged; no chanticleer announced those sultry dawns, no lowing herds those poisonous nights.
— Herman Melville

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Originally posted on Dec 3, 2020 at 8:58:09am
Message modified by garbonzuke on Dec 3, 2020 at 9:11:02am
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